Few Dems in statewide races

Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree and Clarksdale attorney and businessman Bill Luckett have filed to run for governor. And, it’s a given Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood is seeking a third term in his job.

But those three are the only serious Democratic names being bandied for statewide office at this time. On the other hand, numerous Republicans are throwing their hats in the ring.

Hattiesburg American
1/31/11