The Clarion-Ledger, 8/11/8

He’s reorganizing his staff, apologizing for the tone of previous campaigns and hoping a higher turnout boosts the GOP’s chances of reclaiming northeast Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District in November.

But political analysts say it’ll be a challenge for Southaven Mayor Greg Davis to topple Travis Childers, the former Prentiss County chancery clerk whose victory in a May runoff re-energized Democrats on the state and national level.

“We’ll be outspent,” said Davis, who reported $53,916 in cash on hand as of June 30 compared to Childers’ $160,976. “We will not be outworked. We’re moving full steam ahead.”