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Governor’s race takes a back seat

Governor’s race takes a back seat

By: Magnolia Tribune - July 9, 2007

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Editorial, 7/7/7

Four weeks from Tuesday, voters will choose nominees for governor in the Republican and Democratic primaries, and neither is a seriously contested race. Incumbent Haley Barbour will easily dispose of his token challenger, and the leading Democratic contender – John Arthur Eaves Jr. – is a sure bet to be his party’s nominee against several opponents, merely on the strength of his Dad’s old political name, his lawyer television commercials, and a big chunk of his own money.

One of the strangest is that already the lieutenant governor’s race is bigger than the governor’s. Who would have thought we’d see the day?

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