Local Election Results from Jefferson Davis County

Unofficial Report: 3rd Congressional District Gregg Harper     2,760 Dennis Quinn     2,990   Supreme Court District 02 Dawn Beam               2,885 Michael Shareef        2,134   Election Commissioner District 01 Linda Speights     924   Election Commissioner District …Read More

Election Results from Marion County

All 22 precincts reporting with absentee votes included. Unofficial Report   4th Congressional District Steven Palazzo     166,238 Mark Gladney        77,651   Tax Assessor Collector Teresa Terrell     3,409 Alisha Watts       2,599 Baxter I. White Jr.    2,182 Deanna Martino     876 Chris Jones             797   County School Board  1 Richard Culliver     1,060   …Read More

Secretary Hosemann Reminds Voters of Laws Governing Conduct at Polls

Jackson, Miss.—One week remains before Election Day.  Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is asking voters to follow laws governing conduct in precincts, thereby ensuring ballots are cast in an efficient and orderly manner on November 8.  “Our statutes are designed to balance preventing interference with the voting process with protecting …Read More

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Taps Mississippi to Improve Emergency Responses

WASHINGTON, D.C – The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has been awarded a $2.0 million federal grant to carry out a demonstration project to improve emergency medical communications, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported. UMMC will use the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant for a Rural …Read More

Cochran, Tester Introduce Bill to Update 95 Year Old Livestock Marketing Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) today announced the introduction of legislation to amend a 95-year-old law to address technological advances now being used in livestock sales. The Senator’s bill, S.3350, would amend the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 to ensure that the law’s …Read More

State Election Commissioners Certify Candidates on November 8 Ballot

Jackson, Miss.—The State Board of Election Commissioners met today to certify candidates on the November 8, 2016 General Election Ballot.  Statutory members of the State Board include Governor Phil Bryant, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, and Attorney General Jim Hood. Certified U.S. presidential candidates include: Hillary Clinton, Democratic Party; Donald …Read More