Republican incumbent Gov. Tate Reeves faces Democratic challenger Brandon Presley on Nov. 7. A third candidate, independent Gwendolyn Gray, dropped out of the race in October but will will be on the ballot. Gray’s candidacy could throw the race into chaos, potentially forcing the first gubernatorial runoff in state history.
Incumbent Republican Delbert Hosemann, seeking a second and final term as lieutenant governor, faces Democratic challenger D. Ryan Grover.
Incumbent Republican Attorney General Lynn Fitch faces Democratic challenger Greta Kemp Martin.
Secretary of State
Incumbent Republican Secretary of State Michael Watson, seeking a second term, faces Democratic challenger Ty Pinkins.
Democrat Addie Lee Green is challenging Republican incumbent Treasurer David McRae.
Republican incumbent Auditor Shad White faces a challenge from Democrat Larry Bradford.
Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce
Incumbent Republican Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson faces Democratic nominee Robert Bradford.
Commissioner of Insurance
Republican Mike Chaney, seeking his fifth term as Mississippi insurance commissioner, is being challenged by Democrat Bruce Burton in Tuesday’s general election.
Even though all 122 legislative districts will be on Tuesday, Democrats have no chance of wrestling control from the Republican majority later this fall.
Because Democrats are not challenging in enough legislative seats to gain control, the best they can hope for is ending supermajority Republican control of both the House and Senate.
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