Wednesday, June 28, 2006

MS - Fleming Wins Now Faces Mississippi Icon

Mississippi State Representative Erik Fleming won the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate in a stunning fashion last night. With 99.9% of the vote counted Rep. Fleming beat businessman Bill Bowlin with 65% of the vote (

Rep. Fleming's win in the run-off election positions him to take on longtime Mississippi Senator Trent Lott in the November general election. Senator Lott will be bidding for his fourth term in the United States Senate and the former Majority Leader will have all the clout Washington incumbents receive including a massive war chest.

Mr. Fleming seems up to the challenge and said on a recent interview on Ascent Live! (listen to the interview that "Mississippi is ready for a change" and that he will cover the entire state to make that change.

We shall see.


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