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Gubernatorial & Lt. Governor Candidates Respond to MPE Questionnaire

Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly Riley
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MPE issued a ten-question candidate questionnaire to the leading candidates in the races for Governor and Lt. Governor.  The questionnaire covers a range of policy issues including funding, the teacher shortage, testing, and Mississippi’s “brain drain.”  We have posted gubernatorial candidates' responses, as well as lieutenant governor candidates' responses, in the “Quick Links” section of our homepage at  (NOTE:  Although Tate Reeves submitted his responses more than 2 hours after our deadline, we have included them for our members' reference in making informed decisions.) 


Make sure you are registered to vote!  The Secretary of State’s website allows you to verify your voter registration or update your address.  If you are not registered to vote, complete a voter registration application and mail it in today!  Citizens submitting in-person applications must visit their respective circuit clerk's office by 5 p.m. next Monday, July 8, to be eligible to vote in the August Primary elections. Voter registration applications sent by mail must be postmarked no later than July 8 to be eligible to vote in the August Primary elections.


Primary elections will be held August 6, 2019, and voters will return to the polls on November 5 for Mississippi's General Election.