Candidates line up for March 13 Miss. primaries

Two of Mississippi’s four congressmen have filed for re-election — Democrat Bennie Thompson of Bolton in the Delta’s 2nd District and Republican Gregg Harper of Pearl in the central 3rd District.

Republican incumbents Alan Nunnelee of Tupelo in the northern 1st District and Steven Palazzo of Biloxi in the southern 4th District are expected to file soon.

January 13 is the deadline to enter the March 13 primaries.

Southaven resident Robert Estes has filed for the Republican primary in the 1st District.