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Rep. Guest Defeats GOP Challenger in Runoff Despite Jan. 6th Criticism

Michael Guest speaking at a podium

U.S. House Rep. Michael Guest, the incumbent in Mississippi’s 3rd Congressional District, soundly defeated challenger Michael Cassidy in tonight’s Republican primary runoff. The runoff follows a surprising near-victory for Cassidy in the June 7 primary, where the Naval reserve pilot eked out a first place finish but failed to win the 50% necessary to avoid a runoff.

Mississippi Republicans Choose U.S. House Nominees In Three Runoffs Today

a photo of Steven Palazzo with three young voters holding Palazzo For Congress campaign signs

Mississippi Republicans are choosing nominees for Congress in three runoffs today. Two incumbents, U.S. House Rep. Michael Guest of the 3rd Congressional District and U.S. House Rep. Steven Palazzo of the 4th Congressional District, will lose their seats in Congress if they do not succeed in today’s elections.