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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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No Alabama Recount Expected

Posted: 11/13/2008 - Greg Shaw's Republican campaign for the Alabama Supreme Court said provisional ballots counted throughout the state Wednesday indicate he will win without an automatic recount.

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Will Higher Voter Interest Last?

Posted: 11/11/2008 - The recent election in Mississippi produced a record turnout of 1.2 million voters. But why did do many show interest in the outcome, as opposed to other elections?

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Wicker Sworn In

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Sen. Roger Wicker took the oath of office to fill out the last four years of a vacated term.

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Davis Not Discouraged by Obama's Alabama Vote

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Alabama Democratic Cong. Artur Davis might need a microscope if he's looking at Tuesday's presidential results for evidence that Alabama is ready to elect a black Democrat for governor.

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Mississippi Faces New Political Structure

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Like most other most other southern states, Mississippi gave its presidential electoral votes to Republican John McCain. It also elected two Republican senators.

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