Franks and Holland
Clarion Ledger: Franks unsure about bid for Wicker’s post - "Outgoing state Rep. Jamie Franks said it’s unlikely he will run against state Rep. Steve Holland 'And I don’t believe he would run against me either,' Franks said of his friend and fellow representative. Both are Democrats from north Mississippi. Holland told The Clarion-Ledger earlier this week he was considering making a bid for the 1st District seat. Holland didn’t immediately return calls for comment. Franks — who has been mentioned as a possible contender as well — didn’t say it was completely out of the picture, but he did admit he was still tired from a failed attempt at the lieutenant governor’s seat in 2007. 'I spent several hundred thousand dollars of my own money and a year of my life campaigning, and I came up short,' Franks said. With Holland in his 50s and Franks still in his 30s, he added: 'I’ve got years to catch up to (Holland).'"