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Mississippi House swears in Robert Sanders as new Representative

By: Sarah Ulmer - November 3, 2021

Robert Sanders confirmed as newest member of Mississippi House of Representatives. 

Today the Mississippi House of Representatives welcomed their newest member, Robert Sanders.

Sanders ran unopposed for House District 29, which represents Sunflower and Boliver Counties. The seat became available after the resignation of Rep. Abe Hudson who represented the area since 2016. His departure from the seat was effective at the end of August.

RELATED: Rep. Abe Hudson resigns from Mississippi House of Representatives

Because Sanders ran opposed his race was not included on the ballot and he was certified through the State Board Election Commission. The resolution was approved on September 14, 2021 by Governor Tate Reeves, Secretary of State Michael Watson and Whitney Lipscomb, on behalf of Attorney General Lynn Fitch.

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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.