1.2M voted in Mississippi, 560 lacked photo ID at polls

November 22, 2016 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says only a small percentage of Mississippi voters did not take photo identification to the […]

Hosemann predicts light turnout for Mississippi election

November 3, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is predicting a light turnout as voters elect a governor and seven other statewide officials, fill all 174 legislative seats […]

Hosemann announces run for third term as Mississippi secretary of state

February 24, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Republican Delbert Hosemann filed papers Monday to run for a third term as Mississippi secretary of state. He said he has unfinished business in the job, […]

Hattiesburg election review finds ballot problems

March 24, 2014 in News

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — A report by Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann found 10 percent of absentee ballots were incorrectly accepted or rejected in Hattiesburg’s special mayoral election in […]

Leaders, community react to death of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba

February 25, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — “I am deeply saddened by the death of my friend, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba. I have known Mayor Lumumba since 1974. One of the reasons I was […]

Mississippi voter ID distribution off to slow start

February 10, 2014 in News

VICKSBURG, Mississippi (AP) — About 100 Mississippi Voter ID cards — equal to about three-one thousandths of the state’s population — have been distributed statewide since the start of a […]

Ballot review continues 3 months after Hattiesburg’s special mayoral election

December 26, 2013 in News

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Three months after Hattiesburg’s special election for mayor, Mississippi’s secretary of state is still going over copies of the applications, envelopes and absentee ballots from 10 […]

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann checking Hattiesburg mayor absentee votes

November 3, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is examining absentee ballots from Hattiesburg’s recent special election.

The review will not change the outcome of the election. Incumbent Democrat Johnny DuPree won a fourth term by 202 votes over challenger Dave Ware, after the initial vote was thrown out by Forrest County Circuit Judge William Coleman…