Sid Salter: Neshoba Fair kicks off 2015 campaign run

As the Neshoba County Fair prepares this week to once again enjoy its status as the state’s premier political stump, the political signs and placards are already nailed or stapled to virtually every flat surface.

But while the venerable campground fair looks the part, the state’s 2015 political races have yet to generate much in the way of drama or intrigue. To date, the eight incumbent statewide elected officials for the most part appear to be on cruise control against opponents who are struggling to get traction, name identification and campaign finances sufficient to mount credible challenges.

Clarion Ledger