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Jackson Free Press

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...

Candidate Questionnaire: Bridgette Marie Morgan

Age: 31Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for:Hinds County Court Judge, Sub-District 1.Educational Background:Jackson State University B.S. Criminal Justice and Correctional Services Southern University Law...

Candidate Questionnaire: Deborah McDonald

Name:Deborah McDonaldAge: 61Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for:Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge, District 2, Place 1Educational Background:Alcorn State University, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1979...

Tougaloo Rally Reminds Students that Black Voters Matter

Samys Douglas, a 19-year-old sophomore at Tougaloo College, could not stop dancing at a Nov. 1 Black Voters Matter Rally at her school.She said...

Hyde-Smith, Wicker Voted to Expand Pre-existing Illness Discrimination

In a press huddle on Nov. 1, U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said she had not cast "a single vote" to allow health-insurance companies to...

GOP Mailers Misleadingly Paint Espy as a Criminal

A series of campaign mailers the Mississippi Republican Party sent out around the state this week misleadingly paint Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy...

Candidate Questionnaire: Crystal Wise Martin

Age: 46Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for:Hinds County Chancery Court Judge Sub district 2Educational Background:I am a graduate of Callaway High School. I received...

Candidate Questionnaire: Byron Carter

Age: 56Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for:Court of Appeals Judge, District 4, Place 2Educational Background:Mississippi State University, Bachelors of Business AdministrationMississippi College School of...

Candidate Questionnaire: Melvin Vincent Priester, Sr.

Age: 67Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for:Incumbent, Hinds County Court Judge Sub-District 1Educational Background:Bachelor of Science in Education, Boston University, 1972Master's Degree in Counseling,...