The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, 10/28/7

Compared to state Auditor Phil Bryant, his Republican opponent in the race for lieutenant governor, Franks might not be a natural campaigner, but he is an intense one.

“I think I have been getting a real good reception,” Franks said. “We have been going all over Mississippi and have been received well. We are going to continue until the last hour of the last day and we are going to win in November.”