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Mississippi Senate Election Results: Cindy Hyde-Smith vs. Mike Espy

November 28,2018 03:20

Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Republican who was appointed to the Senate this year, faces Mike Espy, a Democrat and former congressman, in a special election runoff on Tuesday after neither candidate won a majority on Election Day. The election was held to fill ...



Hyde-Smith* Cindy Hyde-Smith*
Republican Rep.
478,555
53.9%
887,929 votes, 100% reporting (1,797 of 1,797 precincts)
* Incumbent

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Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Republican who was appointed to the Senate this year, faces Mike Espy, a Democrat and former congressman, in a special election runoff on Tuesday after neither candidate won a majority on Election Day. The election was held to fill the seat of Senator Thad Cochran, who retired earlier this year for health reasons.
Although Mississippi is a deeply conservative state, a series of remarks by Ms. Hyde-Smith that were widely condemned as racist and insensitive have led Democrats to believe that they might have a chance to defeat her.
— ALAN BLINDER
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