Reeves hope legislators are elected for four years

ACKSON – Republican Tate Reeves, the likely next lieutenant governor, said he hopes legislators do not have to run again in 2012.

Reeves, who faces nominal third party opposition on Nov. 8 for the post of lieutenant governor, said one of his first goals as lieutenant governor will be to pass a redistricting plan for the state House and Senate.

The Legislature, caught up in partisan bickering, was unable to agree on a plan during the 2011 session to redraw the districts to match population shifts ascertained by the 2010 census.

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