Jim Hood (D)
"Putting Mississippi families first." (website)
Hometown: Houston, Miss.
Occupation: Current attorney general
Tate Reeves (R)
"Keep Mississippi strong." (website)
Hometown: Florence, Miss.
Occupation: Current lieutenant governor
Delbert Hosemann (R)
"Streamlining state government to operate from the citizen up, not bureaucracy down."
Hometown: Vicksburg, Miss.
Occupation: Current Secretary of State
Jay Hughes (D)
"It's all about education."
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Occupation: Representative, Mississippi House
Jennifer Riley Collins (D)
"I support smart reforms that ensure we prioritize people over prison." (JFP questionnaire)
Hometown: Meridian, Miss.
Occupation: Army colonel; civil rights attorney; former ACLU-Mississippi director
Lynn Fitch (R)
"A solution-driven conservative with a unique skill set in law, finance, administration and policy" (website)
Occupation: Current Mississippi Treasurer
Secretary of State
Michael Watson (R)
"I look forward to bringing my conservative record of consistent success in the Legislature to the Secretary of State's office." (website)
Occupation: Mississippi senator
Johnny DuPree (D)
"It's not enough to dream of a better tomorrow. One must also work towards that better tomorrow." (website)
Hometown: Hattiesburg, Miss.
Occupation: Former Hattiesburg mayor
Addie Lee Green (D)
Hometown: Raymond, Miss.
Occupation: Former Bolton alderwoman
Dave McRae (R)
"Outsider. Conservative. Businessman." (Twitter)
Occupation: Attorney; managing partner at McRae Investments
Robert Amos (D)
"I am running for insurance commissioner for all families in Mississippi regardless of political affiliation, race, sexual affiliation or religion." (Meridian Star)
Occupation: College professor; business owner
Mike Chaney (R)
"Government big enough to give you anything you want is big enough to take away everything you've got." (Neshoba County Fair)
"The aim is to create the highest degree of economic security, quality of life and public safety for citizens at the lowest possible cost." (website)
Hometown: Tupelo, Miss.
Occupation: Current insurance commissioner
Andy Gipson (R)
"We will make sure the future of Mississippi agriculture will remain strong."
Hometown: Brandon, Miss.
Occupation: Current agriculture