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Jackson lawyer files as Democrat for governor

Associated Press

Jackson attorney Vicki Slater has announced her campaign for the Democratic Party nomination for governor.

Slater made the announced Thursday at the state Capitol in Jackson. Feb. 27 is the deadline for candidates to qualify for this year’s election

Republican Gov. Phil Bryant announced Wednesday he is running for re-election.

Slater is making her first run for office.

If elected, she says she will work to keep Mississippians safe, educate children, look out for those who cannot look out for themselves and be a good steward of the taxpayers’ money.

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About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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