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Democrats backing Banks for state Supreme Court

JACKSON — The Mississippi Democratic Party is endorsing Democratic state Rep. Earle Banks of Jackson as he runs for state Supreme Court. The endorsement was announced yesterday, weeks after the state Republican Party endorsed the man Banks is trying to unseat, Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. of Jackson. Mississippi judicial candidates run without party labels, […] [...]

Officials let Democrats replace Herrington on ballot

by Associated Press Published: September 13,2012

Tags: ballot, commission, commissioners, election, political campaign, political party, Politics, poll, vote, voter, Voting

JACKSON — Officials are letting Democrats put a different nominee in South Mississippi’s 4th District congressional race. State election commissioners voted unanimously to let Michael Herrington of Hattiesburg withdraw and Matthew Moore of Biloxi take his place. State law says if a party nominee withdraws for a nonpolitical reason such as illness, the party may […] [...]

Democrats choose new candidates for congressional races

by Associated Press Published: September 7,2012

Tags: campaign, election, federal government, lawmaker, legislative, nomination, political party, Politics, poll, vote, voter, Voting

MADISON and BILOXI — Mississippi Democrats have chosen two new nominees to challenge Republican incumbents in the state’s 3rd and 4th Districts in the Nov. 6 election. Democratic chairman Rickey Cole says the party will ask the state Election Commission to put the names of Vicki Slater of Madison on the 3rd District ballot and […] [...]

Herrington drops out of District 4 congressional race

by Associated Press Published: September 4,2012

Tags: campaign, candidate, election, financial problems, illness, political party, politician, Politics, race, sickness, vote, voter, Voting

HATTIESBURG — Mississippi Democrats plan to choose a new nominee to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo in the Nov. 6 general election. Democratic chairman Rickey Cole tells The Associated Press that Michael Herrington of Hattiesburg has filed papers to withdraw from the 4th District race in the southern part of the state. Herrington won […] [...]

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