Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Hyde-Smith’s ‘Public Hanging’ Quip Bombs in State with Most Lynchings

JACKSON, Miss.—Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith lit up social media Sunday morning after a video clip in which she jokingly says she would be...

Hyde-Smith Accepts Debate Invite With McDaniel Out; Espy Considering

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., has accepted an invitation Mississippi Farm Bureau to debate her runoff opponent, Democrat Mike Espy, on Nov. 20....

Hinds Judicial Races, Court of Appeals Likely Headed to Runoff

Candidates for various Hinds County and statewide judicial roles appeared on Tuesday's ballot alongside U.S. Senate and congressional candidates. Just before midnight on election...

Baria Proud of Progressive Effort; Wicker Headed Back to Washington Again

Mississippi Democratic House Minority Leader David Baria's chances to unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker came to an end at just after 8 p.m....

Espy, Hyde-Smith Head to Nov. 27 Runoff with McDaniel Out

In a historic contest, Democrat Mike Espy will face incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in a runoff on Nov. 27 after the two...

Mississippi Voters Turned Away in Historic Civil-Rights Community

A polling location in Philadelphia, Miss., turned nearly a dozen people away from voting this morning because poll workers didn’t have enough back-up paper...

Election Night Watch Parties

Today is Election Day, which means two things: voting and watch parties. Here are Mississippi candidates' watch parties with locations and times. We will...

Gov. Bryant Fights for His Legacy with Support for Hyde-Smith

HATTIESBURG, Miss.—Fog still hung in the air Monday morning when Joseph Jarman arrived at the Republican campaign headquarters in Lamar County to greet the...

LiveBlog: 2018 Election Coverage from Jackson Free Press

Coverage from JFP reporters, poll problems, national headlines and returns for Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Evers-Williams Endorses Espy: Don’t Let ‘Our Souls Be Dragged Back’

Civil rights leader Myrlie Evers-Williams endorsed Democrat Mike Espy's bid for U.S. Senate in a radio ad his campaign released Monday, calling on Mississippians...