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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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Debra Gaines

Debra Gaines

GRENADA — Funeral arrangements for Debra Gaines, of Grenada, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019.


JW Smith

JW Smith

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for JW Smith, 70, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


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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Jernisha Dorcell Cannon

Jernisha Dorcell Cannon

Greenville - Funeral services for Jernisha Dorcell Cannon, 30, of Greenville, will be pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.

She passed at UMMC May 7 and be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


James Smith Jr.

James Smith Jr.

GREENVILLE — James Wilburn Smith Jr. succumbed to cancer at age 54, surrounded by his family Saturday, July 20, 2019. 

He was preceded by his father, James Wilburn Smith Sr. 



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