Jeff Olson qualifies for state senate seat

Jeff Olson Senate
Jeff Olson, of New Albany, has qualified to run in the Republican primary for the District 3 Mississippi Senate seat.
January 9th, 2019   nanewsweb   Community Organizations, Misc.

Jeff Olson of New Albany has qualified to run in the 2019 Republican Primary Election as Mississippi State Senator for District 3. District 3 includes Union County, Benton County and the northern portion of Pontotoc County, including the City of Pontotoc.

Nickey Browning, a former Democrat and now a Republican, is the incumbent District 3 State Senator and has said he will not seek re-election.

Olson, a New Albany businessman, previously served as alderman for Ward 1 of the New Albany Board of Alderman. He ran as a Republican for Mayor of New Albany in the 2016 city election and was narrowly defeated by incumbent mayor, Tim Kent, a Democrat.

It is expected that Jeff Olson will make a formal statement about his candidacy in the near future, which will be posted on

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