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Mississippi Democrats name Pinkins as new nominee for secretary of state, to challenge GOP's Watson

Posted on AllSides September 7th, 2023
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Democrats on Thursday named attorney Ty Pinkins as their new nominee for secretary of state to replace a candidate who left the race because of health problems. Pinkins will face Republican incumbent Michael Watson in the Nov. 7 general election. Pinkins was already running a different statewide campaign, challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker in the 2024 election. During a news conference Thursday on the steps of the state Capitol, Pinkins said Mississippi has “restrictive and confusing voting laws” because of Watson and other Republicans....

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