JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant has named Marshall L. Fisher as Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS). Fisher replaces Albert Santa Cruz, who is retiring on January 31, 2017, after 43 years of service to the state. Fisher will vacate his position as Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC)... Read More.
In the runoff election for the Tax Assessor/Collector position in Marion County, Teresa Terrell defeats Alisha Watts. Unofficial results has Terrell with 3,264 votes and Watts with 1,335. The position was opened in March of this year after Vance Berry resigned the position.
There will be a rally held by the Jefferson Davis County School Preservation Action Group at the Superintendent of Education office in Prentiss on Monday, November 14th at 4:00pm. The Superintendent and the School Board have been sued by the JDC School Preservation Action Group, through three of its’... Read More.
Unofficial Report: 3rd Congressional District Gregg Harper 3,697 Dennis Quinn 1,688 Election Commissioner District 1 Ken Bellande 536 Sammie Henry 590 Election Commissioner District 2 Pamela J. Douglas 647 Nellie M. Smith 172 Laura K. Young 429 School Board District 1 Dr. Mark Herbert 870 Jessica Rogers 306... Read More.
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... Read More.
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.
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... Read More.
If you are not already registered to vote, the deadline for the November election is noon on Saturday, October 8th. The Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be open from 8am to noon on Saturday. If you are registered but need to update your address, you may do that... Read More.