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Runoff Election Preview

Updated: 08/21/2011 - Polls will be open from 7 AM to 7 PM Tuesday across Mississippi

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Absentee Deadline Passes

Updated: 08/20/2011 - Election officials in Lauderdale County are hoping for a solid turnout for Tuesday's runoff

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Absentee Ballot Fraud Concerns

Updated: 08/19/2011 - Mississippi circuit clerks are on the lookout for fraud, along with the Secretary of State, as the runoff nears.

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Rutledge Continues District 5 Campaign

Updated: 08/18/2011 - District 5 challenger Kyle Rutledge says he's optimistic about his chances in the Aug. 23 runoff with incumbent supervisor Ray Boswell.

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Denson Challenges Opponents to Debate

Posted: 08/18/2011 - Choctaw leader Beasley Denson has challenged his opponents to a debate, in advance of the Sept. 6 race for tribal chief.

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Hosemann Says No Delay in Runoffs

Posted: 08/17/2011 - Mississippi's secretary of state says the Aug. 23 runoffs will be held as scheduled, even though the Democratic Party was late in certifying results from the Aug. 2 primary.

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Boswell, Rutledge in Aug. 23 Runoff

Updated: 08/16/2011 - The Aug. 23 Republican runoff in Lauderdale County pits political newcomer Kyle Rutledge against a veteran incumbent, District 5 supervisor Ray Boswell.

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Lewis Endorses Rainey

Posted: 08/09/2011 - A former candidate for tax assessor in Lauderdale County is endorsing a former opponent.

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Reminder of Primary Runoffs

Updated: 08/08/2011 - Lauderdale County Circuit Clerk Donna Jill Johnson is reminding voters about another primary election this month.

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Candidates for Governor Look at Next Step

Updated: 08/04/2011 - There are now only three primary candidates left in the Mississippi governor's race. Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant won the Republican nomination outright Tuesday. Democrats Johnny DuPree and Bill Luckett will compete for the nomination in an Aug. 23 runoff.

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Judge Sets Deadline in Eminent Domain Case

Posted: 08/03/2011 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has given attorneys until Aug. 12 to file briefs in a challenge to an eminent-domain ballot initiative.

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Tisdale to Challenge

Updated: 08/03/2011 - Primary elections are over and at least one local candidate is vowing to file a challenge. He's former Kemper County Sheriff Sam Tisdale.

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Summary of Other Statewide Races

Updated: 08/02/2011 - There's a runoff in the Mississippi state treasurer's race. The November ballot is nearly set for agriculture commissioner.

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Reeves Defeats Hewes in Lt. Governor race

Posted: 08/02/2011 - State Treasurer Tate Reeves of Flowood has defeated state Sen. Billy Hewes of Gulfport in the Republican primary for Mississippi lieutenant governor.

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Bryant Wins GOP Primary for Governor, Democrats in Runoff

Posted: 08/02/2011 - Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant of Brandon has won the five-man Republican primary for Mississippi governor. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree and Clarksdale attorney and businessman Bill Luckett are headed to an Aug. 23 runoff for the Democratic nomination.

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