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Meet the candidates for Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District

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JACKSON, Miss. — Candidates for the 1st Congressional District seat in Mississippi are gearing up for the election on May 12.

The special election was called after U.S. Representative Alan Nunnelee passed away in February of cancer.

Candidate information as well as voting requirements are listed below.


U.S. Representative of Mississippi’s First Congressional District Candidates

Boyce Adams

 

         Boyce Adams

         Proffesion: Businessman

         Main website: www.BoyceAdams.com

         Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

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Sam Adcock

Sam Adcock

Profession: Politician/Executive

Main website: www.samadockforcongress.com

Social Media: Facebook  / Twitter

 

nancy adams collins

Nancy Adams Collins

         

          Nancy Adams Collins

         Profession: State Senator for District 6

         Main website: nancycollinsforcongress.com

         Social Media: Facebook  / Twitter

 

Edward Troy “Doc” Holliday

 

Edward Troy “Doc” Holliday

Profession: Dentist and Author

Main website: www.dochollidayforcongress.com

Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

Dr. Starner Jones

Dr. Starner Jones

           

          Dr. Starner Jones  

          Profession: Emergency Physician

          Main website:starnerforcongress.com

          Social Media: Facebook  / Twitter

 

Trent Kelly

Trent Kelly

 

Trent Kelly

Profession: District Attorney

Main website: http://www.kellyformississippi.com

Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

 

Michael P. “Chip” Mills, Jr.

 

          Michael P. “Chip” Mills, Jr.

          Profession: Itawamba County Prosecutor

          Main website: http://millsformississippi.com

          Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

 

Greg Pirkle

Greg Pirkle

 

Greg Pirkle

Profession: Attorney

Main website: http://www.gregpirkle.com

Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

 

 

Henry Ross

Henry Ross

  

         Henry Ross

          Profession: Former Mayor

          Main website: http://henryrosscongress.com

          Social Media: Facebook Twitter 

 

 

Daniel Sparks

Daniel Sparks

 

Daniel Sparks

Profession: Attorney

Main website:www.danielsparksforcongress.com

Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

Mike Tagert

         

          Mike Tagert

          Profession: Transportation Commission

          Main website:http://www.miketagert.com

          Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

 

 

Quentin Whitwell

Quentin Whitwell

 

Quentin Whitwell

Profession: Attorney

Main website: http://quentinwhitwell.com

Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

 

Walter Howard Zinn, Jr.

Walter Howard Zinn, Jr.

          Walter Howard Zinn, Jr. 

          Profession: Politician/Political Consultant

          Main website:www.walterhowardzinn.com

          Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

 

 

 

 

A Sample Ballot for the special election can be found here.

Everyone who plans on voting at the polls must show a photo ID card.

According to the Mississippi Voter ID website, any of the following may be used as a form of identification:

1. A driver’s license

2. A photo ID card issued by a branch , department, or entity of the State of Mississippi

3. A United States passport

4. A government employee ID card

5. A firearms license

6. A student photo ID issued by an accredited Mississippi university, college, or community/junior college

7. A United States military ID

8. A tribal photo ID

9. An other photo ID issued by an branch, department, agency or entity of the United States government or any State government

10. A Mississippi Voter Identification Card

If you don’t have any of these, please call the Circuit Clerk’s office at 1-855-868-3745 to receive a free Mississippi Voter Identification Card.

For a list of universities and colleges whose ID’s will be accepted, click here.

 

To find out where you go to vote, click here.

For all other voting questions, click here.

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