Decision 2019

  Newly-elected Mississippi Republican leaders have some policy differences

While all the statewide elected positions are going to be held by Republicans, not all of them see eye to eye on some of the big issues.

DECISION 2019: Reeves projected to win Governor’s race

INTERACTIVE MAP: Governor votes by county

DECISION 2019: What to know before you vote

General election day reminders and contact information

  Several factors will impact Mississippi’s general election

Nonpartisan group offers free rides to election polls

Continued Coverage

WATCH: Vice President Mike Pence speaks at campaign rally for Tate Reeves

  Mississippi’s race for Attorney General will be history-making

US judge not blocking multistep Mississippi election system

Pres. Trump makes stop in Tupelo ahead of Miss. Governor race

  Statewide candidates make pitches to business leaders at MEC’s Hobnob event

  3 On Your Side: Voting Reminders

  'It’s all non-stop’: Voters weigh in on how the constant campaigning is impacting them

We've been on your side with the latest updates throughout this year's statewide elections. Now, we want to hear from the voters.

NBC News, SurveyMonkey poll shows Tate Reeves with lead in gubernatorial race

The NBC News|SurveyMonkey Mississippi Poll was conducted online from Tuesday, October 8 until Tuesday, October 22.

Clerks have Saturday hours for Mississippi absentee voting

Circuit clerks' offices in Mississippi are open on Saturdays for people to cast absentee ballots.

Latest Mason-Dixon poll shows Reeves holds slight lead over Hood

Republican Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves holds a slight lead over Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood.

  Analyst: Turnout could play big part in upcoming Mississippi elections

  Gubernatorial candidates question campaign contribution motives

  Jim Hood criticizes Tate Reeves’ education ad

  Tate Reeves and Jim Hood discuss education, taxes in second Miss. governor’s debate

  U.S. District Judge hears oral arguments in Mississippi election lawsuit

  Election lawsuit questions Mississippi Constitutional provision ahead of general election

Voter registration deadline is Monday in Mississippi

The secretary of state’s office says Monday is the last day for people to go in person to register to vote. Circuit clerks’ offices are scheduled to be open until 5 p.m. that day.

  Mississippi Gubernatorial race continues to ramp up ahead of November general election

You've seen the ads and now the clock is ticking ahead of Mississippi's statewide elections.

  Colleges around metro registering young voters on National Voter Registration Day

The deadline to register is October 7.

  Democratic nominee for AG questions party unity, prompting Jim Hood to respond

Democratic candidate for Attorney General is questioning why a fellow nominee is vocalizing supporting of other nominees ahead of the general election.

  Debating from a Distance: Gubernatorial candidates trade jabs on the campaign trail

It was debating at a distance for Tate Reeves and Jim Hood on Wednesday.

  Hood calls for preschool, teacher pay, higher K-12 spending

Hood, Mississippi's attorney general, detailed some of his plans Tuesday to reporters after appearing at a school in Greenville.

  Gubernatorial candidates debating debate details ahead of general election

There's a debate about where, when and how many times Tate Reeves and Jim Hood will debate before the November 5 election.

Mississippi governor candidates agree on 1 debate date

Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood say they have accepted multiple invitations for televised debates before the Nov. 5 election.

  Lt. Governor candidates square off in debate

Lt. Governor candidates Jay Hughes and Delbert Hosemann square off in a debate.

  Mississippi GOP brings all statewide nominees together to campaign

All eight of Mississippi's Republican statewide nominees appeared at a party campaign event together Monday. They're working to spread of message of unity going into the general election campaign season.

Phil Bryant endorses Lynn Fitch in Attorney General race

Fitch defeated attorney Andy Taggart in a party primary runoff and will face Democrat Jennifer Riley Collins in the Nov. 5 general election.

  Tate Reeves says general election campaign will be ‘hard-fought’

Tate Reeves is back on the campaign trail and talking about the race for Governor leading up to November.

Waller will not endorse candidate in general election

Reeves will face Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two other candidates in November.

  Democratic candidates stump for votes ahead of general election

Statewide candidates are keeping the campaign trail hot with just more than two months to go until the general election.

  Mississippi Governor’s race heats up with GOP runoff complete

Tate Reeves and Bill Waller are officially opponents and ready to look ahead to November's general election.

  Jim Hood reacts to Tate Reeves’ victory in GOP governor run-off election

The general election will be held November 5th.

Lee Vance defeats incumbent Victor Mason in Democratic runoff for Hinds County Sheriff

Former Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance has defeated Incumbent Victor Mason for the Democratic nomination for Hinds County Sheriff.

DECISION 2019: Primary Runoff Election Results

As numbers come in throughout the evening, these results will update.

Fitch wins Republican nomination for attorney general

Two-term state Treasurer Lynn Fitch has won the Republican nomination for Mississippi attorney general.

AP: Reeves wins GOP runoff for governor

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has won the Republican nomination for governor.

INTERACTIVE MAP: See Mississippi’s gubernatorial vote county-by-county

See Mississippi’s gubernatorial vote county-by-county

Waller campaign hits four counties on eve of runoff

The Republican gubernatorial candidate said he had a positive response in Tate, Grenada and Madison counties, where he ended the day.

Tate Reeves makes final push for votes ahead of runoff election

Tate Reeves is making a final push for votes from the top to the bottom of the state.

Congressman Trent Kelly endorses Delbert Hosemann in bid for Lieutenant Governor

The General Election in Mississippi is November 5, 2019.

  CONSIDER THIS: Vote Tuesday

If you didn’t vote in the primary election, you can vote Tuesday in either party runoff.

  Reeves and Waller debate less than a week ahead of runoff election

With less than a week till the primary runoff elections, Tate Reeve and Bill Waller, Jr. squared off for a 30 minute debate Wednesday.

  Waller refutes ‘liberal’ advertising claims, looks ahead to November

At a campaign stop six days before Mississippi’s primary runoff election, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Waller Jr. said he and his opponent have very different approaches to their campaigns, referring to some of the negative campaign ads that have surfaced since the August primary.

Colendula Green endorses Victor Mason for Hinds County Sheriff

Victor Mason, the current Hinds County Sheriff, and former Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance face off in the Democratic runoff Tuesday night.

  Tate Reeves prepares for primary runoff

Tate Reeves is preparing for the primary runoff election that's one week from today.

  Former Governor Haley Barbour among those supporting Tate Reeves in GOP Gubernatorial runoff

Tate Reeves is joined by several GOP elected officials supporting him ahead of the August 27 runoff.

  Fitch vs. Taggart: All eyes on the GOP battle for Attorney General

Lynn Fitch and Andy Taggart are making their final pitches to voters as they approach one week till the primary runoff.

Chris McDaniel endorses Tate Reeves for Miss. governor

Republican gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has been endorsed by Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Robert Foster endorses Bill Waller ahead of primary runoff for Mississippi Governor

Foster was eliminated in the primary on August 6. In that primary, Reeves received 49% of the vote, while Waller received 33% and Foster 18%

Mark Baker endorses Andy Taggart in Attorney General race

Between the two of them, Taggart and Baker tallied 56% of the votes cast last Tuesday in the first primary.

  Tate Reeves and Bill Waller prepare for GOP gubernatorial primary runoff

Tate Reeves and Bill Waller Jr. are heading to a runoff in three weeks.

Mason, Vance headed to runoff for Hinds County Sheriff

Both men say for the next few weeks they will be putting out sings and pushing their platforms to get more voters to the polls.

Jim Hood wins Democratic gubernatorial primary, gears up general election

This week, a group called Mississippi Strong -- a political action committee -- launched an ad campaign attacking what they call Hood’s liberal alliances.

DECISION 2019: Election Results

Interactive Election Map

Reeves, Waller headed for runoff in Mississippi

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. are headed to a runoff for the Republican nomination for governor.

Decision 2019: Polls close in Mississippi primary election

The polls are closed in Mississippi’s primary election and the results will soon be in for governor, statewide and local races.

Robert Shuler Smith shares his platform and vision in bid for governor

Robert Shuler Smith shares his platform and vision in bid for governor

  Bill Waller Jr. shares why he wants to be Mississippi’s next governor

With a chuckle and earnest grin, Mississippi gubernatorial candidate Bill Waller Junior makes his way from house to house at this year’s Neshoba County Fair, eager to tell Mississippians who he is and what he plans to do if elected.

  Gubernatorial candidates speak at Neshoba County Fair

Neshoba County Fair political speeches are considered one of the last big campaign stops ahead of next Tuesday's election.

  Lt. Governor candidates make their pitches to voters at the Neshoba County Fair

The race that drew a big crowd Wednesday was the Lt. Governor’s race, and it’s not expected to be a primary fight.

  Tate Reeves discusses why he’s running for the Republican nomination for Governor

Tate Reeves is running for the Republican nomination for Governor. He sits down to discuss where he stands on the issues and what separates him from his opponents.

Primary Election Day: Contact information and reminders

Polls open for the 2019 Primary Election at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6.

Reeves holds lead over Waller in latest Mason-Dixon poll; still short of 50% needed to avoid runoff

Statewide, 41% of likely Republican primary voters support Reeves and 31% back Waller, but third-place candidate Robert Foster is drawing 13% of the vote.

Education: Here’s where Mississippi’s gubernatorial candidates stand

How do the candidates in this year’s gubernatorial race compare on the most important issues facing our state? We’ve searched their campaign literature and posted snippets of their platforms for comparison. Here's where they stand on the topic of education.

  Did the GOP Gubernatorial debate move the needle for voters?

How effective were the messages from Robert Foster, Tate Reeves and Bill Waller, Jr.?

  Republican gubernatorial candidates face off in debate

Mississippi's three Republican Gubernatorial candidates vying for the party nomination debate for the first time all together.

  What to expect from Tuesday’s Republican gubernatorial debate

The three Republican candidates for Governor will face off in a primary debate tomorrow night.

  How cultural conservative issues are impacting the Republican race for Governor

It's a race to be elected as the Republican nominee for Governor, and it's morphing into a race about who's the most conservative choice.

  Candidates angered by cancellation of Democratic gubernatorial forum

A proposed forum of Democratic gubernatorial candidates was cancelled just days before it was scheduled to take place.

  Mississippi primary election laws: What you need to know

Mississippi's primary elections are just a few weeks away, and we're breaking down what you need to know about the state's election laws.

  Mississippi primary election four weeks away

It's four weeks till the statewide primary election in Mississippi.

  DECISION 2019: Lt. Governor candidates weigh in on teacher pay issue

Lt. Governor candidates Delbert Hosemann and Jay Hughes discuss teacher pay and their proposed solutions.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren to hold presidential town hall at Jackson State University

A CNN-televised presidential town hall will be held in the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium at Jackson State featuring U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 8 p.m. Monday, March 18.

Rankin County Judge John Shirley resigns to run for prosecutor

The Board of Supervisors accepted his resignation Monday morning.