Some information on recent entrants to legislative races…
** In the open SD 43 seat, Republican Roun McNeal is the third Republican in the race. On the Democratic side, James Walley is in. Note: We were originally told that is the same James Walley who formerly served one term in the Senate. I am now hearing that is not the case. When we have an exact answer on if it is or isn’t the same person, we will let you know.
** Rep. Toby Barker (R-Hattiesburg) has picked up a primary challenge with Rick McCluskey qualifying to run as a Republican. The GOP primary winner will face David Cook, the lone Democrat to qualify, in the general election.
** Sen. Sidney Albritton (R-Picayune) now has two
Majority in Mississippi