Republicans currently hold all but one statewide office and the majority in both the House and Senate. Townsend says that may be the reason for fewer signs and ads…
…Social media posts show candidates from both sides of the aisle shaking hands and meeting voters. Mississippi Democratic Party Chairman Rickey Cole is warning that those ads will be back, especially as we get closer to Election Day. But up to this point, the campaigning has been more targeted.
“For most of these primary candidates, it’s a matter of establishing a base of support that they can depend on in November,” said Cole.