GOP, Democrats miss certification deadline
JACKSON — A spokeswoman for Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says Mississippi primary runoffs will take place Aug. 23 as scheduled.
Hosemann’s office issued a news release late yesterday afternoon saying the state Democratic Party had failed to certify its results from the Aug. 2 primaries. A short time later, the Democratic Party filed the certified numbers.
The secretary of state’s news release says parties had a Aug. 12 deadline to file certified primary results, and the Republicans filed their results Aug. 15.
Pamela Weaver, spokeswoman for the secretary of state’s office, says Hosemann staffers worked after hours to prepare a ballot to send to circuit clerks.
Ballot preparation is a formality, because clerks had already been allowing people to vote absentee since Aug. 13, and Weaver says those votes will count.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- DAVID DALLAS: Who in the Hell are We?
- New Mississippi state highway map is available for the public
- Tanger Outlets involved in Southaven project
- Ikea confirms plan for Memphis store
- McCrory joins Epps in asking for trial delay
- Ingalls to lease former SRHS clinic in Gautier for employee medical center
- Former Lane Furniture plant sold for $1.45 million
- OUR VIEW: JRA evolving toward transparency? Maybe, maybe not
- Jon-Paul Croom made CEO