The Sun Herald has reported that former Congressman Gene Taylor is filing papers today to run as a Republican against incumbent Fourth District Congressman Steven Palazzo-R.
Taylor lost to Palazzo in 2010. They will face each other in the June 3 congressional and senate primary. Also on the ballot will be state Sen. Chris McDaniel-R against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran-R. Democrat Rep. Travis Childers has announced he will run against Cochran and McDaniel for the U.S. Senate.
The qualifying deadline for congressional and senate candidates was by the end of Friday.