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Mississippi Gubernatorial Primary Is In Full Swing

News Watch Ole Miss and channel 99 anchor Nicholas Will discusses the status of the candidates for the Mississippi Governor’s race.  In the video, professor and chair 0f the political science department Richard Forgette explains why the primary is vital to the outcome of the election.

The two Republican candidates are Lt. Governor Phil Bryant and Dave Dennis.  Bill Luckett and Johnny Dupree are the Democratic candidates vying to be the next Governor of Mississippi. The primary is this Tuesday, August 2. Polls will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.