Democrats may be on the verge of recruiting a credible candidate in the Mississippi Senate race. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Pressley, who represents the northern sector district on the three-member statewide body, is reportedly considering entering next year’s race. Mr. Pressley is a cousin to the late rock and roll legend, since his grandfather and Elvis Pressley’s grandfather were brothers. Though Mr. Pressley is credible, the Republicans are still strong favorites to hold the Magnolia State seat.
The bigger Mississippi story is whether state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-Ellis County) challenges Sen. Roger Wicker in the Republican primary. In any event, and perhaps both in the primary and general, it appears Sen. Wicker will have a more active election year than originally forecast.
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