5 days ago
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Jackson County Republican Forum

Tonight in Gautier, voters from across Jackson County had a chance to hear from Republican candidates. The Jackson County Republican Executive Committee held a forum at MGCCC’s campus in Gautier where candidates discussed their platforms and values while addressing problems faced in each of the cities in Jackson County. Heath Hillman, who was one of […]
7 days ago
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Bi-Partisan Candidate Forum

Democratic and republican committees have teamed up in Hancock County to inform voters. Tonight both committees are putting on a forum to present Bay St. Lous Municipal Election Candidates. From 6 to 9 at the Bay St. Louis Community Center, the forum will be co-moderated by representatives from both parties. All residents and candidates are […]
2 weeks ago
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Meet the Democratic candidates in Jackson County

A local Democratic organization did its part to make sure Jackson County residents are ready for municipal elections this summer. The Democratic Women’s Federation of Jackson County invited voters to a meet and greet for Democratic candidates running for city offices. The event attracted residents from Pascagoula, Moss Point, Gautier and Ocean Springs to MGCCC’s Jackson […]
2 weeks ago
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Moss Point Mayoral Forum

Tonight Moss Point residents had the chance to get better acquainted with ten of the 11 qualified candidates running for mayor. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside tonight’s public forum at Magnolia Middle School to hear what qualities residents are looking for in the next mayor of the River City. Time is winding down […]
3 months ago
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Bills To Change Election Laws Advance

Proposals to update some of Mississippi’s Election Laws are advancing in the legislature. House Bill 373 would authorize online, first-time voter registration for people with a valid Mississippi Driver’s License. House Bill 1054 would create a group to study a system to restore voting rights for people convicted of nonviolent felonies such as forgery or […]
3 months ago
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Early Voting Mississippi

A bill advancing at the Mississippi capitol would give voters easier and earlier access to the ballot. But, it is expected to face opposition. The house voted 113-8 on Wednesday to pass House Bill 228, which would allow no-excuses, in-person early voting, starting 14 days before an election. Such access is allowed in several other […]
5 months ago
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Update on Mississippi Voting

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says only a small percentage of Mississippi voters did not take photo identification to the polls for the presidential election. He said Monday that more than 1.2 million people voted in the state and 560 did not show a driver’s license or other form of government issued ID. This was […]
6 months ago
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Mississippi GOP Reacts to Trump Win

After months of an unpredictable and unique election season, Donald Trump was declared the 45th president of the United States. Among those celebrating a Trump win was Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. News 25’s Kendra Turley shows us reaction from the state capitol. Republicans along the Coast and all across the state of Mississippi continue to […]
6 months ago
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Senator Cochran Congratulates Trump on Win

Mississippi U.S. Senator Thad Cochran released a statement on Trump’s win. The statement said, “I congratulate President-Elect Trump and Vice-President-Elect Pence on being chosen to lead this great country. The people have voted for change and for leadership to deal with the serious challenges facing our nation. Now, in the great tradition of our American […]
6 months ago
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Senator Wicker Reacts to a One-Party Rule

Trump will now have a Republican majority in both the Senate and the House of Representatives which can boost his chances of enacting major items on his agenda. Today, News 25 caught up with Senator Roger Wicker who says he is delighted that he, along with Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran, gets to stay in the […]