This is a rush transcript from “Hannity,” November 8, 2011. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
SEAN HANNITY, HOST: Well, Governor, I guess I can still call you governor for a while. How are you? Good to see you.
GOV. HALEY BARBOUR, R-MISS.: I’m fine, Sean. You can call me governor for a couple more months.
HANNITY: We’ll call you governor for a couple years. You’ve earned the position. By the way, in fairness, you really did a good job there. You had some very tough times, a hurricane and natural disasters and a few — few very difficult times for your state.
Let’s first start with — I’m going to put you in the reporter position being on the ground there. How is it looking for the lieutenant governor?
BARBOUR: It looks good right now. We’ve got a big turnout. Big turnouts help Republicans. We won the governor’s race in Mississippi four of the last five elections.
The one we lost was because of a very small turnout. It’s looks like a big turnout today, and if that’s so, that will be good for Republicans. Start with Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant could replace me as governor.