UPDATE: 9:41 All 18 precincts reporting. Waiting on results from absentee and affidavit ballots.
UPDATE: 9:35 p.m. Associated Press is reporting that Initiative 26 has been rejected.
The uncontested results will be listed in Wednesday’s EAGLE. The Associated Press is reporting that Mike Chaney has won the race for insurance commissioner, Tate Reeves has been elected Lt. governor, and Mike Pickering elected state auditor. Jim Hood elected for attorney general. Phil Bryant elected Governor. Cindy Hyde-Smith elected Ag Commissioner.
State election results below are for Lafayette County only.
Winners in bold.
(more…) (November 8, 2011)
The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and local House Rep. Tommy Reynolds are asking the State Legislature to allow a 4.5 mile portion of Old Sardis Road to be renamed the Kevser Ermin Memorial Highway, named after Ermin who was killed last month while riding her bike along that road. (November 8, 2011, Page 1)
The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved 3 to 2 giving $15,000 to the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council during their regular meeting Monday. Last month, YAC was denied the funding, however Supervisor Robert Blackmon changed his vote Monday, granting YAC the funds. (November 8, 2011, Page 1)
Lafayette County residents will cast their votes for local and state elections as well as three controversial constitutional amendments on the ballot Tuesday. (November 7, 2011, Page 1A)
BLOG: It appears Houston Nutt‘s tenure as Ole Miss’ head coach has come to an end. (more…) (November 7, 2011)
Candidates of local elections filed their final campaign expense reports before the election on Tuesday. (November 4, 2011, Page 1A)
The Red Cross office has moved to a new location at 2706 W. Oxford Loop, Suite 105. (November 4, 2011, Page 1A)
The city is focusing in on bike safety and enforcement after the recent loss of 27-year-old cyclist Kevser Ermin. The city named November Bike Safety Awareness Month. (November 3, 2011, Page 1)
Initiative 27 will be decided by voters on whether voters should show photo identification at the polls. This is the third in a series of stories on the referendums and the candidates that will be on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. (November 3, 2011, Page 1)
Voters will determine Tuesday if the government can take land through the eminent domain process to use for economic development purposes. Read reactions to Initiative 31 that will appear on Tuesday’s election ballot in today’s EAGLE. (November 2, 2011, Page 1)