2016 General Election Ballot and Polling Information

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.

Runoff Election November 25th

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.

Gene Taylor not interested in debating Tom Carter

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.

WXXV25 | Gulfport City Council Approves Indoor Shooting Range

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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POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Cochran, McDaniel stir Mississippi’s politics | Daily Journal

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.

Clarion-Ledger | Analysis: Legislative leaders earn marks, from A+ to D-

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.