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Norwood to Run for Mayor

Updated: 02/11/2009 - Lauderdale County District 4 supervisor Joe Norwood, a Democrat, said Wednesday he will run for mayor of Meridian.

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Marcy Welcomes Competition

Updated: 02/11/2009 - Bill Marcy was the first to make known his intentions to run for mayor of Meridian in October 2008. Since then, several have entered the race. Marcy said he welcomes the competition.

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Barry Makes Candidacy Official

Updated: 02/11/2009 - Republican candidate Cheri Barry officially kicked off her campaign for mayor of Meridian Wednesday.

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House Panel Delays Alabama Photo ID Bill

Posted: 02/11/2009 - An Alabama House committee has delayed action on a bill to require voters to show government-issued photo identification at the polls.

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Analyzing Meridian Politics

Updated: 02/10/2009 - With the long-time mayor of Meridian not running for a fifth term, what will it mean for this year's election?

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Smith Schedules News Conference

Updated: 02/06/2009 - Meridian's mayor has called a news conference for Tuesday to announce his intentions for this year's municipal elections.

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Senate Approves Voter Roll Bill

Updated: 02/06/2009 - The Mississippi Senate has passed a bill giving the secretary of state the authority to purge voter rolls in some counties.

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Senate Removes Voter ID Exemption

Posted: 02/04/2009 - The Mississippi Senate has reconsidered and changed a voter identification bill that it originally passed in January.

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House Passes Voter ID Bill

Updated: 02/03/2009 - A bill that passed the Mississippi House Elections Committee Tuesday would expand early voting and require voters to show identification, with or without a photo, at the polls.

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Bland Formally Announces Candidacy

Updated: 06/19/2013 - Meridian insurance agent, Percy Bland, officially announced Tuesday that he's a Democratic candidate for mayor.

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Meridian Mayor's Race Already Underway

Updated: 01/28/2009 - Meridian and other Mississippi municipalities will elect mayors and city council members in mid-year elections. For months, names have been popping up in Meridian.

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Keahey to Seek District 22 Seat

Updated: 01/23/2009 - Alabama state Rep. Marc Keahey of Grove Hill announced Friday that he will run for the District 22 seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Pat Lindsey.

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Date Set for Special Senate Election

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Alabama Gov. Bob Riley has set the date for a special election to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Pat Lindsey.

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Lawmakers Consider Voter ID

Posted: 01/14/2009 - A voter identification bill is starting to make its way through the Mississippi Legislature.

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Early Voting Issue May Resurface

Posted: 12/24/2008 - Some election officials in Mississippi are again pushing for an early-voting system, similar to those used in 31 other states.

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Hosemann: "Stop Fraud with Voter ID"

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Mississippi's secretary of state pushes for a voter ID law, in part, because 29 counties have more citizens registered to vote than actually live there.

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Electors Officially Cast Mississippi's Votes

Posted: 12/15/2008 - Mississippi electors have cast all six of the state's votes for the Republican presidential ticket, based on the way the state voted Nov. 4.

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Hosemann Shares 2009 Agenda

Updated: 12/09/2008 - Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann visited Meridian Tuesday to talk about his agenda for the 2009 legislative session.

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GOP to File Election Lawsuit

Updated: 12/09/2008 - The general election may have taken place over a month ago, but the fight to keep Mississippi elections open and honest continues.

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