Posts Tagged ‘governor’s race’

Cartoon – October 31, 2011


The 2011 governor’s race and political imperatives facing Mississippi’s future

As we embark on this year’s general election campaign for governor, the question has arisen as to the number one policy issue that should be addressed by the candidates. In a state like Mississippi where there are so many needs there is no shortage of worthy initiatives for which a case can be made to […] [...]

Looking for a old lunchbox

by Published: August 14,2011

Tags: 2011 primaries, governor's race, Marty Wiseman, MBJ column

As the first round of the 2011 primaries is in the books, things are very similar to what they might have been 40 years ago. While one party is packing up the campaign materials and anticipating taking the respective oaths of office, the other is looking for bright spots where it can find them. The […] [...]

Cartoon – August 15, 2011


MBJ Editorial: Bryant the man to build bridges, hoist state from depths

This publication has been more than critical of Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant in many areas, particularly during his run for governor, for which he will go head-to-head with Dave Dennis, Hudson Holliday and Ron Williams on Aug. 2 in the Republican primary. Insiders admit to us that he has deserved much of the criticism. His […] [...]

Luckett answers questions about Freeman comment

by Published: October 22,2009

Tags: governor's race, political campaign

JACKSON — Plenty of politicians and political hopefuls were making the rounds at the Mississippi Economic Council’s Hobnob Wednesday in Jackson. Bill Luckett, who is pursuing the Democratic nomination for governor, was one of them. Luckett’s campaign has hummed along pretty quietly since he made it official that he was running about two weeks ago. […] [...]

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