Candidates for Mississippi statewide and district offices

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JACKSON, Miss.  — Here are the major-party and independent candidates running for statewide offices in Mississippi this year, according to the state Democratic and Republican parties and the secretary of state’s office:


Democrat: Jim Hood, Robert Shuler Smith, William Bond Compton Jr, Michael Brown, Robert J. Ray, Velesha Williams, Gregory Wash, Phillip West, Albert Wilson.

Republican: Robert Foster, Tate Reeves, Bill Waller Jr.

Independent: David R. Singletary.

Lieutenant Governor

Democrat: Jay Hughes.

Republican: Delbert Hosemann, Shane Quick.

Attorney General

Democrat: Jennifer Riley Collins.

Republican: Mark Baker, Lynn Fitch, Andy Taggart.

Secretary of State

Democrat: Johnny Dupree, Maryra Hodges Hunt.

Republican: Sam Britton, Michael Watson.


Democrat: Addie Greene.

Republican: Eugene S. “Buck” Clarke, David McRae.


Democrat: No candidate.

Republican: Shad White (incumbent).

Insurance commissioner

Democrat: Robert E. Amos.

Republican: Mike Chaney (incumbent).

Agriculture Commissioner

Democrat: Rickey Cole.

Republican: Andy Gipson (incumbent).

Public Service Commissioner, Northern District

Democrat: Brandon Presley (incumbent)

Republican: no candidate.

Public Service Commissioner, Central District

Democrat: Dorothy “Dot” Benford, Ryan Brown, Bruce Burton, De’Keither A. Stamps.

Republican: Brent Bailey, Nic Lott.

Public Service Commissioner, Southern District

Democrat: Connie Moran, Sugar Stallings.

Republican: Dane Maxwell, Perry Parker, Kevin Schulz.

Transportation Commissioner, Northern District

Democrat: Joey Grist.

Republican: Trey Bowman, John Caldwell, E.A. Hathcock, Jeremy A. Martin, Geoffrey O. Yoste.

Transportation Commissioner, Central District

Democrat: Willie Simmons, Marcus Wallace.

Republican: Butch Lee, Ricky Pennington, Jr.

Transportation Commissioner, Southern District

Democrat: No candidate.

Republican: Tom King (incumbent), Tony Smith, Chad Toney.

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