From Staff & Press Reports
Mississippi voters will select party nominees for the U. S. Senate and U. S. House of Representatives next week.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 3. Voters in Webster County will have to decide whether to cast ballots in the Democratic or Republican primary.
The Republican Senate primary pits incumbent Thad Cochran, state Sen. Chris McDaniel and Thomas Carey against each other. Cochran, 76, is a Pontotoc native who was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978. McDaniel, 41, of Ellisville represents District 42 and is an attorney. Carey is a DeSoto County Realtor.
On the Democratic side for senator, former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers, 56, of Booneville will go against Bill Compton Jr., Bill Marcy and John Rawl.
Compton, previously a