Hosemann and Hyde-Smith win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann of Jackson won the Republican nomination for re-election, while state Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Brookhaven defeated two opponents in the GOP primary for agriculture commissioner in Tuesday’s voting.

Lynn Fitch led in the GOP primary for state treasurer but was forced into an Aug. 23 runoff with state Sen. Lee Yancey of Brandon. The third candidate in the race was attorney Lucien Smith of Jackson

The general election is Nov. 8.

Hosemann, the first-term secretary of state, won easily, defeating Gulfport City Council member Ricky Dombrowski.

AP
8/3/11