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Union Co. primary run-off election results

August 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

November general election candidates for five public offices in or directly affecting Union County were decided in Tuesday’s primary run-off election. Mississipppi Senate District Three Kathy Chism narrowly won the race for the open District Three seat in the state senate. Unofficial totals for the Third [More]

GOP Primary Run-off election recommendations

August 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Based on what we know of the candidates in the Mississippi 2019 primary election tomorrow, makes the following recommendations. We make no recommendations in strictly local elections (county supervisor, etc.). We assume that most voters know those candidates personally. Governor Not a close call. We [More]

Sam Creekmore already on the job

August 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Although his pay will not start until he is sworn into office in January, Sam Creekmore IV was on the job in Jackson two days after the election. Creekmore won the Republican nomination for the District 14 seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives with a landslide victory over Robbins Ellis Rogers, winning 72 [More]

Rules for Primary Run-off Election, August 27

August 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Primary Runoff Election Day polling hours Primary Runoff Election Day is Tuesday, August 27, 2019. It is for Statewide, State District, Legislative, County, and County District Offices. Polling places open are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. If you are in line by 7 p.m., you will be allowed to vote. Will I need proof of [More]

RANT: Political infrastructure games take actual human tolls

August 26, 2019 // 1 Comment

Three young Mississippians, two of them just 16 years old, died Friday from injuries sustained in a car wreck just inside the New Albany city limits. The two 16-year-old boys were heading south on Davis Road. Witnesses said the teenage driver was traveling at a high speed, dangerously passed another vehicle, lost [More]

Kelly and Hoseman event has change of venue

August 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

This month’s esteemed speaker at Union County Republican Women’s Club will be US congressman for Mississippi, Trent Kelly. As you know, he is a wonderful person and a great speaker. Another special guest will be Delbert Hoseman, candidate for lieutenant governor. Please bring a guest, and make plans to eat [More]

Walls talks legislative priorities to District 3 voters

August 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

District 3 State Senate candidate Kevin Walls talks legislative priorities that will be important if the voters decide to elect him to succeed retiring Senator Nickey Browning. With the August 27th Republican runoff election less than a week away, he is working hard to make his priorities known. “Our roads and our [More]

Union County Board 19AUG2019: Storm shelter, guns, politics

August 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

At the Union County Board 19AUG2019 meeting, approval of funding for volunteer fire departments and purchase of new handguns for the sheriff’s department were among the items on the mid-month agenda. Two non-agenda items were considered in the early part of the Board of Supervisors meeting Monday morning, August [More]

Chism seeks MS Senate seat in Republican run-off

August 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS – Businesswoman Kathy Chism is one of the two candidates in the August 27 run-off for the Republican nomination for the District 3 seat in the Mississippi senate. Chism got the top district-wide vote of the four candidates in the first GOP primary on August 6th. According to unofficial results, she [More]

Walls campaigns in New Albany for MS Senate seat

August 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Kevin Walls was seen in recent days out and about in New Albany following the August 6th primaries.  He will be in the Republican run-off election for the District 3 Mississippi Senate seat. New Albany has been a key battleground area for all of the candidates following the qualifying deadline for the District 3 [More]
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