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August 23, 2011

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LUCKETT ENDORSES MAYOR DUPREE’S BID FOR GOVERNOR

CLARKSDALE, MS – Bill Luckett endorsed Mayor Johnny DuPree for governor following today’s Runoff Election.

“I have come to know Mayor DuPree well. I regard him as a friend and someone who loves this great state as I do,” said Luckett. “He has showcased his leadership credentials. Just look at Hattiesburg. He has showcased his desire to serve ALL Mississippians. Mayor DuPree can lead us into the future. He is a fellow Mississippian who deserves and has earned my support and he’s got it. Tonight, we stand with Mayor DuPree as he launches his campaign for Governor of Mississippi.”

The general election will be November 8, 2011.