WLBT – Clinton Republican to run against Bennie Thompson

CLINTON, MS (WLBT) – A Clinton man announces his candidacy to run against Bennie Thompson in the Second Congressional District.

George Bailey is a Republican who says he is strong about his faith. Bailey is a former veteran who also worked in law enforcement. If elected, he says he wants to reform the corrections system, work with academic institutions and civil organizations.

Bennie Thompson, a Democrat, has served eight years in Congress.