Republicans Debate in Aberdeen

Daily Journal - GOP hopefuls for House to debate in Aberdeen - The first political debate in the race to fill former U.S. Rep. Roger Wicker’s seat has been set for March 4 in Aberdeen, a Republican-only event that will feature two of the three GOP candidates. Planning to appear are Republicans Randy Russell of Oxford and Glenn McCullough of Tupelo. The third Republican, Southaven Mayor Greg Davis, cannot attend. The debate, organized by the Monroe County Republican Committee with assistance from the Stennis Institute of Government at Mississippi State University, will start at 7 p.m. in the Elks Building downtown. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the debate is scheduled to last about one hour. Brad Davis, a McCullough staffer, said the University of Mississippi in Oxford and a DeSoto County group could hold debates before the first election.

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