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Republican candidates for Mississippi lieutenant governor

July 24, 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two candidates are running for the Republican nomination for Mississippi lieutenant governor. The winner of the Aug. 6 primary will advance to the Nov. 5 general election to face Democrat Jay Hughes of Oxford. He is unopposed for the Democratic nomination:

— Delbert Hosemann, 72, of Jackson.

Political experience: Has served three terms as Mississippi Secretary of State. Ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1998.

Professional experience: Lawyer.

— Shane Quick, 37, of Lake Cormorant.

Political experience: None.

Professional experience: Works as medical orderly. Educated as cardiovascular technician.

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