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Lt. Gov.-Elect Hosemann names two former staffers to transition team

Lieutenant Governor-elect Delbert Hosemann named two former Secretary of State staffers to his transition team. Nathan Upchurch, who most recently served as the Agency’s Chief of Staff, will serve as Transition Director. Leah Rupp Smith, former Director of Communications, will serve as Deputy Transition Director. Hosemann, currently serving as Secretary of State, garnered more than 60 percent of the vote ...

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Lt. governor candidates both advocate teacher pay raises

Both candidates for Mississippi lieutenant governor say they will push to increase teacher pay and to make the operation of the state Senate more transparent. Democratic state Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford and Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann of Jackson, who are both attorneys, debated Thursday night at the WJTV-TV studio in Jackson. The winner of the Nov. 5 ...

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Mississippi lt. gov candidates: ‘silver spoon’ and ‘liberal’

Two attorneys running for Mississippi lieutenant governor agreed on some policy issues but traded insults during speeches Wednesday at one of the state’s biggest political events. Democratic state Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford and Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann of Jackson both said at the Neshoba County Fair that Mississippi needs to strengthen public education, including expanding vocational offerings ...

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(UPDATE) POLLS ARE OPEN — Mississippi choosing Dem and GOP nominees for state offices

UPDATE — Mississippi voters on Tuesday are choosing Democratic and Republican nominees for governor and lieutenant governor. Three other statewide races have Republican primaries only. They are for auditor, treasurer and insurance commissioner. Polls are open until 7 p.m., and voters are required to show a driver’s license or other government-issued photo identification. Ballots also include some primaries for public ...

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Hosemann runs for 3rd term as Mississippi secretary of state

JACKSON — Republican Delbert Hosemann of Jackson says he’s running for a third term as Mississippi secretary of state. The 67-year-old Hosemann filed qualifying papers Monday at the state Republican Party headquarters. He’s the first person to enter the race for secretary of state. Candidates’ qualifying deadline is Friday, and it’s not clear whether Democrats will challenge Hosemann. As the ...

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State wants Bay St. Louis marina lawsuits dismissed

BAY ST. LOUIS — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has asked a judge to dismiss two lawsuits over beach front property involving in the ongoing Bay St. Louis marina project. Hosemann filed the motions in Hancock County Circuit Court. The city of Bay St. Louis has joined in the motions. A judge has not ruled on the motions. The Murphy ...

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Absentee ballot schedule needs speedy eminent domain resolution

Mississippi’s courts must move quickly to resolve a key state constitutional issue —whether it’s legal to limit eminent domain through a voter referendum. Otherwise trouble is ahead for state elections officials who must meet deadlines for printing and distributing ballots on the property rights question. The clock begins to wind down at 9 a.m. July 25 when Circuit Judge Winston ...

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