Justices side with Dillon in House 98 dispute

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 9th, 2017 at 6:51 am

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Filed Under: Democrats, Legislature, McComb, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, News, Voter Fraud

The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled 8-1 on Thursday that Tasha Dillion should get to argue her challenge to the results of her House District 98 race against Democratic Rep. David Myers of McComb.

Federal Judge Says Lawsuit Challenging 2015 House Seating of Republican Over Democrat Can Move Forward

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 31st, 2017 at 1:16 pm

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Filed Under: Democrats, Ethics, Legislature, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, News, Politics, Republican, Voter Fraud

There’s a new development in a case that involves a debate about who should hold a seat within the Mississippi House of Representatives. The case involves a 2015 election between Democrat Bo Eaton, who was the incumbent, and his Republican challenger at the time Mark Tullos. A federal judge says five voters can move forward […]

PLUNKETT: Repeat Conservative Awards Show McDaniel’s Consistent Approach to Governance.

By Keith Plunkett | October 17th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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Keith Plunkett is a Policy Consultant, Editor, Writer, Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com. http://mississippipep.com/profilegrid_blogs/keith-plunkett/

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Culture, Inspirational, Keith Plunkett, Leadership, Legislature, Liberty, Melanie Sojourner, MS State Government, News, Opinion, Pine Belt, Politics, Principles of Freedom, Thad Cochran, US Congress, Virtue, Voter Fraud

“Courage, conviction, purpose and direction; these are all important attributes. But, to legislate conservatively requires also the characteristic of consistency.” Senator Chris McDaniel has illustrated how courage is connected to a commitment that fully comprehends the outcome of legislative actions. His constituents from Senate District 42 in the Pine Belt that follow him closely know he […]

WALTERS: Trashing Conservatives: Why Charlie Mitchell Gets It Wrong.

By Ryan Walters | October 4th, 2016 at 11:02 am

BY: Ryan Walters / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Ryan Walters is a life-long Mississippian from Jones County. He is a professor of history holding a bachelor and master’s degree in American history from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the author of "The Last Jeffersonian: Grover Cleveland and the Path to Restoring the Republic." Find more of his writing at MississippiConservativeDaily.com

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Elections, Ole Miss, Republican, Thad Cochran, Voter Fraud

“Mississippi 2014 was not the result of an anti-incumbent backlash; it was the beginning and the turning point that fueled the Trump Train and the Cruz Crew in 2016.” Charlie Mitchell is the assistant dean, and assistant professor, of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at Ole Miss, which means, presumably, that he […]

PENDER: Mississippi needs election and campaign reform, not baby steps.

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 18th, 2016 at 4:22 pm

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Filed Under: Commentary, Delbert Hosemann, Elections, Legislature, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Voter Fraud

Have I mentioned lately that Mississippi badly needs elections and campaign finance reform? I know I have — often — but it bears repeating. Again and again. And the issue came up again this week with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann launching the “Y’all Vote” voter information website. Hosemann certainly should be commended. But the […]

Hosemann solicits final public comment on Voter ID regulations

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 27th, 2013 at 8:31 am

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Elections, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, MS State Government, Republican, State Ballot Initiative, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

With the dust settling from the Supreme Court decision to strike down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, the Secretary of State’s Office is focusing on the implementation of the voter identification.  Implementation regulations were proposed on December 12, 2012 for public comment. “I intend to make the Voter ID regulations final in the […]

SALTER: Voting Rights Act order likely to stand.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 27th, 2013 at 7:47 am

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Filed Under: Civil Rights, Elections, Ethics, Federal Government, Mississippi, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, US Congress, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

The U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down the current enforcement of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is one that is likely to stand without an answer from Congress for the foreseeable future. In Mississippi, it means that changes in election law or election procedures as simple as moving a polling place just […]

Supreme Court ruling clears the way for Voter ID in Mississippi.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 25th, 2013 at 2:59 pm

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Elections, Federal Government, Mississippi, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

Mississippi voters could have to start showing photo identification at the polls by mid-2014. That’s according to Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann. He spoke Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that certain state and local governments no longer need federal approval to change election laws. Preclearance was required by the 1965 Voting Rights Act, […]

Ware Campaign files challenge to Hattiesburg Mayors race.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 25th, 2013 at 6:50 am

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Filed Under: Democrats, Ethics, Hattiesburg, Johnny Dupree, Mississippi Municipalities, Pine Belt, Politics, Voter Fraud

An election challenge has been filed contesting the results of the June 4 Hattiesburg municipal election in which Mayor Johnny DuPree defeated Dave Ware by 37 votes. The petition was filed in circuit court Monday afternoon by the Ware campaign. It alleges widespread voter irregularities and is asking a judge to throw out the results […]

Secretary Hosemann says SCOTUS ruling on Arizona law not an issue with Mississippi Voter ID.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 18th, 2013 at 8:14 am

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Federal Government, Mississippi, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, Voter Fraud, Voter ID

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s office on Monday said a U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down an Arizona law is not pertinent to Mississippi’s pending voter ID law. “Mississippi uses the federal form for voter registration developed by the (Election Assistance Commission) which does not require documentary proof of citizenship,” said Hosemann spokeswoman Pamela Weaver. […]