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Gov. Bryant confirms he will not...

Gov. Bryant confirms he will not appoint himself to Sen. Cochran’s seat

By: Sarah Ulmer - March 6, 2018

Questions still loom as to who Gov. Bryant will appoint to fill Senator Thad Cochran’s seat in the U.S. Senate after Cochran announced he would be stepping down on Monday. His official last day will be April 1.

One thing is certain though, Gov. Bryant will not put himself in the Seat.

Clay Chandler, Director of Communications for the Governor, confirmed Tuesday that Gov. Bryant has zero intentions of appointing himself to the seat. The Governor has 10 days, after April 1st, to appoint someone to fill Cochran’s seat for the duration of his term.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: