GOP Runoff Tuesday For 2nd Congressional District

JACKSON, Miss. — Bill Marcy, of Meridian, and Richard Cook, of Byram, will face off Tuesday in a Republican primary runoff in Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District.

In the primary, Marcy had the majority of the votes and Cook came in second.

On Marcy’s website, the retired Chicago police officer shares his views on the issues, including the economy.

“The only way out of this recession is to permanently lower taxes and cut the size of government,” Marcy said on his website.

“It is important to educate our children so they can compete in the world markets,” Marcy said about education.