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Politics The Latest: GOP's Reeves wins Mississippi governor's race

06:50  06 november  2019
06:50  06 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Home Local News GOP ’ s Reeves wins Mississippi governor ’ s race . President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence both traveled to Mississippi in recent days to campaign for Reeves , who is completing his second term as lieutenant governor after serving two terms as the elected state

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat to run for the position in more than a decade.

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Miss. Governor ». Tate Reeves Reeves . Rep. Latest : Tate Reeves , the Republican, has won the governor ’ s race , according to the Associated Press.

" Governor Reeves will be a tremendous conservative leader for Mississippians in fighting for freedom and keeping Hood was district attorney before winning statewide office, and he told supporters at a party late Tuesday that Republicans have been governor in Mississippi for 24 of the last 28 years.

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

Reeves will succeed Gov. Phil Bryant, who is limited by state law to two terms.

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence both traveled to Mississippi in recent days to campaign for Reeves, who is completing his second term as lieutenant governor after serving two terms as the elected state treasurer.

Reeves, 45, campaigned on keeping taxes low and limiting government regulation of businesses. He also said that a vote for Hood is akin to a vote for "liberal" national Democrats, including U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Hood, 57, is finishing his fourth term as attorney general. For three of those terms, he has been the only Democrat holding statewide office in Mississippi.

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Mississippi is the second governor ' s race in the Deep South that is surprisingly competitive for Democrats in 2019 — though they have a much Tate Reeves , survived a Republican primary and subsequent runoff to capture the GOP nomination. Democrats have one of their strongest statewide

Republican Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves won Mississippi ' s governor ' s race Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Jim Hood, the state' s attorney general, according to The Associated Press. The win was a sign of stability in the state for President Trump, who became involved in the race earlier this

Hood's high-profile gubernatorial race came four years after the party's nominee was Robert Gray, a long-haul truck driver who didn't vote for himself in the primary, raised little money and lost the general election by a wide margin.

Hood this year campaigned on improving schools and highways and on expanding Medicaid to the working poor. Expansion is an option under the federal health overhaul signed into law in 2010 by then-President Barack Obama. Mississippi is among the 14 states that have not expanded Medicaid, a decision that Hood said has cost the state $1 billion a year in federal money.

Republicans have been governor in Mississippi for 24 of the last 28 years. The last Democratic governor, Ronnie Musgrove, lost in 2003 as he sought a second term.

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