A rundown of the latest campaign finance reports.


JACKSON, Miss. — Republican Phil Bryant still has the most cash in the open race for Mississippi governor, but Democrat Johnny DuPree says he's confident he can reach voters through personal appearances and online in the final four weeks of the campaign. Candidates filed their latest campaign finance reports Monday. Bryant, the first-term lieutenant governor, … Continue reading A rundown of the latest campaign finance reports.

A peek inside the mind of the campaign of Socialists for the Education Status Quo


World Socialist and the Mississippi Parents Campaign have something in common; they are more worried about jobs than educating kids. Outsourcing education: The rise of virtual schools: http://www.wsws.org/articles/2011/sep2011/virt-s01.shtml Mississippi—schools illegally under funded For the fourth year in a row, Mississippi will fail to meet the state’s statutory obligation to support K-12 schools, under funding school … Continue reading A peek inside the mind of the campaign of Socialists for the Education Status Quo

Do signs register? Not really, many say


| rankinledger.com | The Rankin Ledger: http://www.rankinledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20...00308 With the general elections coming Nov. 8, political ads, mail-outs and signs won't disappear any time soon. But the majority of the signs that colored the landscape red, white and blue before the primary elections on Aug. 2 have been taken down. How many signs are too many? … Continue reading Do signs register? Not really, many say

Political campaigns about winning at any cost?


| The Clarion-Ledger | http://www.clarionledger.com: http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20110829/NEWS/108290...cost- But while candidates talk about cutting back on state spending, they've shown they are more than willing to fork over big bucks to get elected, and their supporters are more than willing to help them out. "Money is crucial for building name recognition and credibility in a campaign," said … Continue reading Political campaigns about winning at any cost?

DuPree campaign needs cash


- Elections - http://www.sunherald.com: http://www.sunherald.com/2011/08/27/3380456/dupree-campai....html With primaries wrapped up after Tuesday’s runoffs, the gubernatorial race is in full swing, with Democratic Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree facing Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant on Nov. 8. DuPree last week received pledges of support from the national Democratic Governors Association, and from his primary-runoff opponent, Bill Luckett. Democratic … Continue reading DuPree campaign needs cash

Luckett outspends DuPree in Dem gov primary runoff


» State News » The Picayune Item: picayuneitem.com/statenews/x1592792651/Luckett-out...unoff JACKSON, Miss. — Clarksdale attorney and developer Bill Luckett has spent just over $1 million in his campaign for Mississippi governor, while his opponent in next week’s Democratic primary runoff, Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree, has spent $481,716. Money could continue to be a challenge for Democrats this … Continue reading Luckett outspends DuPree in Dem gov primary runoff

Parents’ Campaign Lobbyist responds to criticism of “grades” by splitting hairs.


The letter below was sent to the Mississippi Press following a story that discussed how the Parents' Campaign, a pro-education administration group graded legislators. The group recruited Superintendents to use the information to strong arm teachers to vote against certain candidates in the past election. Many of those candidates were conservative's who voted against fully … Continue reading Parents’ Campaign Lobbyist responds to criticism of “grades” by splitting hairs.

State Employees Union Endorses Luckett for Governor


If Luckett can get the teachers and state employees to come out for him . . . is it possible? From Luckett Announcement: The Mississippi Alliance of State Employees/CWA is proud to announce our endorsement of Bill Luckett, Democratic candidate for governor of the great state of Mississippi. Bill Luckett is committed to promoting and … Continue reading State Employees Union Endorses Luckett for Governor