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Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


Reeves wins governor's race

10:31 p.m.

Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.


Statewide Results

As of 9:50 pm

Governor

1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent

Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent

Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent

David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent

Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent

Lieutenant Governor

1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent




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Oliver Evans Jr.

Oliver Evans Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Oliver Evans Jr., 63, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at his home.






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Walter Lee Simmons

Walter Lee Simmons
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Lee Simmons, 71, of Greenville, will be held at Mt. Nebo Church, Greenville, Saturday April 20 at 2:30 p.m.. Rev. John Whitehead will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Lewis Knighten Jr.

Lewis Knighten Jr.

SUNFLOWER — Funeral arrangements for Lewis Knighten Jr., 58, of Sunflower, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home.


Delbera Gaines

Delbera Gaines

INDIANOLA — Memorial services for Delbera Gaines, 68, of Indianola, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Hayes Chapel of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola, with Bro. J.C. Owens officiating. She died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.




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