Oxford Republican and former Ole Miss and pro football player Todd Wade said he will appeal Tuesday’s 2-1 decision by the Mississippi Election Commission to remove him from the Nov. 8 general election ballot in Senate District 9. (September 14, 2011, Page 1)
When State Rep. Warner McBride announced Tuesday he was not seeking re-election this summer, he joined two other House incumbents who have been serving Lafayette County in choosing not to return to Jackson.
In other words, three of Lafayette County’s four lawmakers will be leaving the state House. As a result, Lafayette County’s political pull in Jackson could be weaker for a while. (April 20, 2011, Page 1A)
The following people have qualified to run in the 2011 Lafayette County local and state elections. Incumbents are denoted with an (i).
(more…) (February 16, 2011)
Did you realize it’s only 187 days until the first primary elections are held? And just over 10 months before the general election? Editor Don Whitten writes that a date to pay a bit more attention to right now is March 1, the filing deadline for those running for local offices this year, and he notes that lots of hats have already been thrown into the ring. (January 26, 2011, Page 4)