JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Democrats in Tuesday's runoff gave their U.S. Senate nomination to state Rep. David Baria, lining up behind a party stalwart to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Mississippi Democratic Senate primary (all times local):
Mississippi Democratic U.S. Senate nominee David Baria says he believes members of his party are "excited and exuberant" for a change in Washington.
Baria, a Bay St. Louis attorney and the minority leader in the state house, beat venture capitalist Howard Sherman of Meridian in Tuesday's runoff.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Republican U.S. House and Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Mississippi (all times local):
Mississippi Democrats are nominating state Rep. David Baria to challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, lining up behind a party stalwart as they reject a bid by a newcomer.
Baria is a Bay St. Louis attorney. He beat venture capitalist Howard Sherman of Meridian in Tuesday's runoff.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is holding party primary runoffs for two federal offices.
Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, and voters are required to show photo identification.
Candidates have expressed concerns that turnout will be much lower than it was during the first round of voting on June 5.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — David Baria is emphasizing his experience and ties to the Democratic establishment while Howard Sherman promises change and fresh policy ideas as the two contend in Tuesday's runoff for the Democratic nomination in the U.S. Senate race.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker who placed third in a U.S. Senate primary is endorsing one of the remaining candidates.
State Rep. Omeria Scott of Laurel announced Friday that she will support venture capitalist Howard Sherman of Meridian, saying Sherman offers "bold and powerful" ideas.
Sherman faces state Rep. David Baria of Bay St. Louis in a June 26 Democratic primary runoff. They advanced Tuesday from a field of six candidates.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Republican and Democratic campaigns heading into the June 26 runoffs for Congress and Senate are likely to have sharply contrasting tones.
The campaign leading up to Tuesday's six-person Republican primary for a seat in the 3rd Congressional District involved polite discussions among candidates who agreed on most big issues. It would not be surprising if the two candidates competing in the runoff, Michael Guest and Whit Hughes, continued in that vein.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi holds party primaries Tuesday for one seat in the U.S. Senate and two in the U.S. House. If runoffs are needed, they will be June 26.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The husband of TV and movie actress Sela Ward is making his first run for political office in her native Mississippi, competing in a six-person Democratic primary for a U.S. Senate seat held by a Republican in a deeply conservative state.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Actors Robert DeNiro and Alec Baldwin are giving some fundraising help to a Democrat hoping to unseat Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
Howard Sherman is one of six Democrats in the June 5 primary. He is married to actress Sela Ward, and they have a home near Meridian, Mississippi, where she was raised. The couple previously lived in Los Angeles.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — More questions are being raised about the party loyalties of Howard Sherman, who is running as a Democrat for the Mississippi U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Roger Wicker.
Jackson lawyer Sam Begley on Tuesday provided The Associated Press with a California voter registration document showing Sherman registered as a Republican there and voted in the 2012 and 2016 Republican presidential primaries.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Democratic Party is rejecting an attempt to disqualify a U.S. Senate candidate because of his past donation to a man he now hopes to eventually unseat.
ELLISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate race in Mississippi (all times local):
Actress Sela Ward's husband is running as a Democrat for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi.
Howard Sherman is a businessman, and he and Ward are from Meridian, Mississippi.
State Rep. David Baria (BARE-ee-ah) of Bay St. Louis is also running in the Democratic primary for Senate. State party chairman Bobby Moak says both candidates filed qualifying papers Wednesday.