Hawkins-Butler loses Auditor’s race

Madison County’s final numbers have Pickering winning Madison County with nearly 57 percent of the vote and Fitch winning with nearly 66 percent. Statewide, Pickering won 67 percent of the vote and Fitch won 57 percent of the vote.

Hawkins Butler said even though she lost the battle she is still waging war on corruption in the state.

“This is an experience I would take nothing for,” she said. “I knew it was a longshot, but it’s something somebody had to do because light has to shine.”…

…”People are aware now and I believe that we have started a movement for campaign reform in the state of Mississippi,” she said. “I hope to be very involved in that.”

Madison Co. Journal