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Mississippi Democrat wins primary, set to become the state's first openly gay lawmaker

Aug. 30, 2023 17:11 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will have its first-ever openly gay state legislator after a House candidate won his Democratic primary election runoff Tuesday. Fabian Nelson, a 38-year-old realtor from Byram, prevailed over Roshunda Harris-Allen, an education professor at...

AP Election Brief | What to expect in Mississippi's runoff primaries

Aug. 28, 2023 23:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Think of it as the Mississippi Primaries: The Sequel. On Tuesday, voters in the Magnolia State will head back to the polls to resolve a handful of state legislative contests from the Aug. 8 primaries in which no candidate reached the vote majority needed to advance to the...