Kelly notches commanding primary victory

Incumbent congressman Trent Kelly easily outpaced his Republican primary opponent Paul Clever Tuesday, securing his spot on the November general election ballot with a commanding win.

With all precincts reporting, Kelly captured 89 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results…

…Kelly’s primary win secures his place on the general election ballot in November where he will face Democrat Jacob Owens, who had no primary opposition…

…“I think Mississippi could use someone who is young and fresh and Democratic,” Owens said.

Daily Journal
3/9/16