The 2016 General Election is November 8th. Mississippi Gulf Coast voters vote for a variety of other positions:
- U.S. President
- Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District
- Southern District of the State Supreme Court
- Court of Appeals
- Election Commissioner
- School Board
To find where to vote and see who is on the ballot, visit the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Polling Place Locator.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast will feature runoff elections on Tuesday, November 25th for Jackson County Sheriff and Harrison County Circuit Court Judge (District 02, Place 2).
In Jackson County, Mike Ezell will face Scott McIlrath and, in the Harrison County Circuit Court race, Chris Schmidt will face Robert Fant Walker.
To find your polling place, CLICK HERE.
Mississippi’s Primary Elections are June 3rd. South Mississippi will elect Republican and Democrat candidates for the state’s General Election November 4th. At stake are seats in the U.S. Senate and the 4th Congressional District.
WHERE: Click here to find out where to vote.
WHO: Click here to find information on the candidates.
From the Sun Herald’s May 8th edition of “Around South Mississippi,” Gene Taylor said he declined an offer from Republican opponent Tom Carter to debate. “I think he sent it to the wrong guy,” said Taylor.
Taylor has been repeatedly been calling for a debate with incumbent Rep. Steven Palazzo who was unavailable due to the U.S. House of Representatives being in session.
WXXV reports that the Gulfport City Council Approves Indoor Shooting Range. The necessary zoning changes were approved that will accommodate construction of the facility on Seaway Road near The Dock restaurant. David Comstock proposed the project, expects to invest $4-5 Million, and open the range in about 9 months.
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Ed Holliday and James Hull provide their respective viewpoints in the Daily Journal’s POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Cochran, McDaniel stir Mississippi’s politics on April 12th.
Ed Holliday supports Chris McDaniel and notes the Democrat interest in pitting McDaniel (instead of incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran) against likely Democrat nominee Travis Childers, whom James Hull supports.
Whether you like Stephen Colbert or not, the following clip from Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” is hilarious (and completely family friendly): Colbert Mocks Sample Common Core Math Problems.
Faith Baptist Church was featured in the Sun Herald’s Religion Section on March 28th. Wrongly identified as being in Long Beach (the church is in Gulfport), the article is an otherwise accurate and positive one: Faith Baptist Church of Long Beach focuses on ‘winning souls’.
In the Clarion-Ledger report, “Analysis: Legislative leaders earn marks, from A+ to D,” Geoff Pender gives his report card on state politicians Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, House Speaker Philip Gunn, Senate minority leader Hob Bryan, and House minority Leader Bobby Moak. While subjective and his opinion, it provides background information on our state’s highest elected officials.