Primary election is Tuesday

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

Tuesday’s Democratic primary ballots will list 10 presidential candidates but seven have dropped out.

The latest to quit the race are Michael Bloomberg Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Deval Patrick, Tom Steyer and Andrew Yang

Remaining Democratic candidates for president are Joseph R. Biden, Tulsi Gabbard and Bernie Sanders.

The Democratic and Republican primaries for president will be next Tuesday, March 10.

All Tallahatchie County precincts will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. for voting.

On the Democratic side, 10 presidential candidates are featured on local ballots, but half of them have dropped out of the race.  Remaining candidates are Joseph R. Biden, Michael R. Bloomberg, Tulsi Gabbard, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

In the race for U.S. Senate, Democrats will choose from Tobey Bernard Bartee, Jensen Bohren and Mike Espy.

Longtime 2nd Congressional District U.S. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson is opposed on the Democratic ticket by Sonia Rathburn.

Three people are seeking a spot on the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board and voters will be allowed to vote for two of the following candidates: William B. Chapman, Otha Williams or incumbent Ted R. Winters.

On the Republican ballot, incumbent President Donald J. Trump is opposed by Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente and Bill Weld.

Incumbent Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith is unopposed for U.S. Senate.

Three Republicans are seeking Thompson’s 2nd District U.S. House seat: Thomas L. Carey, Brian Flowers and B.C. Hammond.

This year’s general election will be Nov. 3.