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1st District special election today

1st District special election today

By: Magnolia Tribune - April 22, 2008

The Clarion-Ledger, 4/22/8

After being vacant nearly four months, Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District seat may be filled after today’s special election.

Four candidates are facing off in hopes of finishing out former GOP U.S. Rep. Roger Wicker’s unexpired term, which ends in January.

They include:

Democrat Travis Childers of Prentiss, Prentiss County’s chancery clerk.

Republican Greg Davis, mayor of Southaven.

Independent Wally Pang, a restaurateur from Batesville

Green Party candidate John Wages Jr., a teacher and farmer from Tupelo.

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