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Field Set for 2020 Congressional...

Field Set for 2020 Congressional Elections in Mississippi

By: Frank Corder - January 13, 2020

Congressional qualifying ended Friday in Mississippi, setting the stage for the March 10th party primaries.

Party candidates for each race are listed below.

U.S. Senate (* incumbent):

Republican – Cindy Hyde-Smith*
Democrat – Tobey Bartee, Jensen Bohren, Mike Espy

First Congressional District (* incumbent):

Republican – Trent Kelly*
Democrat – Antonia Eliason

Second Congressional District (* incumbent):

Republican – Thomas Carey, Brian Flowers, B.C. Hammond
Democrat – Bennie Thompson*, Sonia Rathburn

Third Congressional District (* incumbent):

Republican – Michael Guest*, James Tulp
Democrat – Dorothy Benford, Katelyn Lee

Fourth Congressional District (* incumbent):

Republican – Steven Palazzo*, Carl Boyanton, Robert Deming III, Samuel Hickman
Democrat – No Qualifiers
Should there be a need for a Primary Runoff, that election would be March 31st.
The General Election will be November 3rd and will include the Presidential race at the top of the ticket, along with state judicial races, school boards, and ballot Initiative 65 asking Mississippians to approve medical marijuana use in the state.
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Frank Corder

Frank Corder is a native of Pascagoula. For nearly two decades, he has reported and offered analysis on government, public policy, business and matters of faith. Frank’s interviews, articles, and columns have been shared throughout Mississippi as well as in national publications. He is a frequent guest on radio and television, providing insight and commentary on the inner workings of the Magnolia State. Frank has served his community in both elected and appointed public office, hosted his own local radio and television programs, and managed private businesses all while being an engaged husband and father. Email Frank:
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