RELEASE:

Hillary for Mississippi Announces Leadership Council

Jackson, MS – Hillary for Mississippi announced its Leadership Council – a group of more than 75 elected officials, community, and grassroots leaders who are building a grassroots-driven volunteer team that will help Hillary Clinton win the Democratic presidential primary in Mississippi on March 8.

Leadership Council members share Clinton’s commitment to strengthening our nation’s infrastructure, raising wages, and protecting civil rights.

“These Mississippians know that, as President, Hillary Clinton will fight to make sure families in Mississippi, and all across the nation, see greater opportunity,” said Hillary for Mississippi Press Secretary Ouida Meruvia. “Hillary Clinton has dedicated her life to fighting for social justice and working to make people’s lives better, especially in underserved communities. She is committed to breaking down barriers that hold us back so that education and job prospects are never limited by things like race, economic status, and zip code.”

Joining the Hillary for Mississippi Leadership Council today:

Bennie Thompson, Congressman

Rickey Cole, DNC Member

Vallena Greer, DNC Member

William Winter, Former Governor

Ronnie Musgrove, Former Governor

Dick Molpus, Former Secretary of State

Jeramey Anderson, State Representative

Willie L. Bailey, State Representative

Earle S. Banks, State Representative

Christopher Bell, State Representative

Edward Blackmon, State Representative

Cedric Burnett, State Representative

Credell Calhoun, State Representative

Kimberly Campbell, State Representative

Bryant Clark, State Representative

Alyce Griffin Clarke, State Representative

Orlando W. Paden, State Representative

Linda F. Coleman, State Representative

Oscar Denton, State Representative

Jarvis Dortch, State Representative

Michael T. Evans, State Representative

John G. Faulkner, State Representative

Karl Gibbs, State Representative

John W. Hines, State Representative

Steve Holland, State Representative

Gregory Holloway, Sr., State Representative

Robert E. Huddleston, State Representative

Lataisha Jackson, State Representative

Robert L. Johnson III, State Representative

Kabir Karriem, State Representative

Carl Mickens, State Representative

America “Chuck” Middleton, State Representative

David Myers, State Representative

Willie J. Perkins, State Representative

Tommy Reynolds, State Representative

Omeria Scott, State Representative

Rufus E. Straughter, State Representative

Kathy Sykes, State Representative

Sara Richardson Thomas, State Representative

Kenneth Walker, State Representative

Percy W. Watson, State Representative

Adrienne Wooten, State Representative

Charles Young, Jr., State Representative

Albert Butler, State Senator

Deborah Dawkins, State Senator

David Jordan, State Senator

Hillman Frazier, State Senator

Sampson Jackson II, State Senator

Robert Jackson, State Senator

John Horhn, State Senator

Sollie Norwood, State Senator

Derrick Simmons, State Senator

Willie Simmons, State Senator

Angela Turner, State Senator

Tammy Witherspoon, State Senator

Percy Bland, Mayor of Meridian

Johnny Dupree, Mayor of Hattiesburg

George Flaggs, Mayor of Vicksburg

Connie Moran, Mayor of Ocean Springs

Jason Shelton, Mayor of Tupelo

Errick Simmons, Mayor of Greenville

Parker Wiseman, Mayor of Starkville
Tony Yarber, Mayor of Jackson

James Young, Mayor of Philadelphia

Gloria Williamson, Former State Senator

Mary H. Coleman, Former State Representative

Bobby Moak, Former State Representative

Barbara Brooks, Former Mayor of Leland

Charles Tillman, Councilman

Leroy Clemons, Community Leader

Ramel Cotton, Community Leader

Tammy Cotton, Community Leader

Danny Cuppit, Community Leader

Charlie Horhn, Community Leader

Crymes Pittman, Community Leader

Vicki Slater, Community Leader

Jacqueline Woods, Community Leader

2/24/16