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

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.

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GOP Candidates in MS-02 Offer Policies On Voting, Education, Economy

Two Republicans will go head-to-head for their party’s nomination in Mississippi’s 2nd congressional district after placing first and second in the June 7 primary. The candidates, Brian Flowers and Ron Eller, are vying for the chance to challenge incumbent Democratic U.S. House Rep. Bennie Thompson in November.

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MFP Voices

Power Is Power. It Always Needs More Sunshine.

“Power is power, and it always deserves more sunshine, not less. All Mississippi Free Press journalists believe in that principle and, like Nick Judin in recent weeks, will try to bring you the information others would rather you not have. This is exactly what “truth to power” means, and we’re dedicated to it.”

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