News is now that Easley will drop out of the race for his own seat, and will instead only challenge his colleague, Justice Lamar.
Strange doings all that, for sure. Even stranger, that Easley is running against a colleague on the Court of whom he said the following a year ago today after Governor Haley Barbour appointed Lamar to the Court:
Justice Chuck Easley of Caledonia also praised her experience as a former district attorney and trial judge. “She has an excellent record. She is very experienced and very qualified. I’ve heard lawyers all over the northern part of the state comment that she is an excellent judge. I look forward to working with her. She is a superb addition to the court.”