5 candidates now in special US Senate race in Mississippi

April 23, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Two more people have filed for a special U.S. Senate election in Mississippi, bringing the field of candidates to five. […]

Chris McDaniel qualifies to run for third term in Mississippi Senate

February 27, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Chris McDaniel, a tea party-backed Republican who lost a U.S. Senate race last year, says he’s seeking re-election to the Mississippi Legislature. The 43-year-old attorney from […]

Delbert Hosemann reports fewer then 900 crossover votes in June

October 9, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Fewer than 900 Mississippi voters might have cast a ballot in one party’s primary June 3 and then improperly crossed over to vote in other party’s […]

Mississippi Supreme Court hears Republican Senate primary election dispute

October 3, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Attorneys for six-term Sen. Thad Cochran told the Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday that a challenger waited too long to file a lawsuit seeking to overturn […]

Federal judge says voters’ birthdates are not public record in ruling against Mississippi voting record challenge

September 3, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge has ruled against a Texas-based group and several Mississippi residents who sought access to Mississippi voters’ birthdates after a disputed Republican primary for […]

Chris McDaniel pushes back announcement on status of election lawsuit until Wednesday

September 2, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary […]

Chris McDaniel attorneys subpoena more than half of Mississippi’s counties, demanding election records

August 28, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Attorneys for Chris McDaniel have issued subpoenas demanding election records from more than half of Mississippi’s counties for a lawsuit that seeks to overturn his Republican […]

Judge sets Sept. 15 trial date for Mississippi election challenge of Chris McDaniel

August 22, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran. Retired Chancellor […]