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Mississippi primaries: Race for Governor – Republican nomination

(localmemphis.com) – It looks like it’ll be a runoff in the Republican primary for Mississippi Governor. Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves will face former ...

(localmemphis.com) – It looks like it’ll be a runoff in the Republicanprimary for Mississippi Governor.

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves will face former MississippiSupreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. Reeves had the most votes, but didnot break the 50% plus one threshold to avoid a runoff.

State Representative Robert Foster of Hernandoconceded the race after falling in third.

Current Governor Phil Bryant is headed to forcedretirement due to term limits.