MISSISSIPPI 6 Electoral Votes

Bush-Cheney '04 Kerry-Edwards 2004

Mississippi Republican Party
State Chair : Jim Herring of Canton
Attorney at Herring, Long and Crews, P.C., in Canton.  Former Mississippi Court of Appeals judge; appointed in 1997.  B.A. and Law degrees from the University of Mississippi.

Mississippi Democratic Party
State Chair: Wayne Dowdy of McComb
Magnolia attorney.  Elected to the U.S. House in 1981 and served to 1989.  Elected Mayor of McComb in 1978.  LL.B. degree from the Jackson School of Law (now Mississippi College School of Law), 1968.  Undergraduate degree from Millsaps College, 1965.

Sept. 27, 2004
-EE attends a fundraiser at Schimmel's in Jackson.

March 7, 2004

JK visits Jackson, MS two days before the primary:
-Attends church services at Greater Bethlehem Temple Apostolic Faith Church.
-Rally and town meeting at Tougaloo College's Owens Health and Wellness Center.
-The AP reported that he then did a fundraiser at Schimmel's restaurant before leaving.

Newspaper Endorsements
The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson)  10/31/04

Results by County
The 24 counties won by Kerry (alpha): Adams, Benton, Bolivar, Claiborne, Clay, Coahoma, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Kemper, Leflore, Marshall, Noxubee, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tunica, Washington, Wilkinson.

Third Party and Independent
Nader Ballot Access
Nader appeared on the ballot as a Reform Party candidate.

More Candidate Visits
Ralph Nader made a lunchtime appearance Hal and Malís Restaurant and Brewery in Jackson on June 17, 2004.

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