TUPELO • Sidestepping his Republican primary opponents, gubernatorial candidate Tate Reeves blasted “national liberal extremists” and focused fire on Democrat Jim Hood during a Tupelo campaign stop.
Local stories of interest
TUPELO • A candidate for legislative office in Northeast Mississippi has discovered errors in local election records that will likely end her campaign.
TUPELO – A candidate for legislative office in Northeast Mississippi has discovered errors in local election records that will likely end her campaign.
TUPELO • If he’s elected secretary of state, Mississippi legislator Michael Watson promised Lee County Republicans this week he’ll prioritize efforts to make sure that immigrants residing in the state without legal authorization don’t register to vote.
TUPELO • Stumping for the attorney general’s office before a crowd of Lee County Republicans, state Rep. Mark Baker focused heavily on drawing distinctions between himself and the Democratic incumbent vacating the office.
TUPELO • Campaigning to keep his job, Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson had a few things on his mind in Lee County this week, things like foreign markets, unfilled farm jobs and fake meat.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, above, a Republican, and Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood top the ticket of the most competitive governor’s race since 2003.