Democrat Brandon Presley makes it official. He is running for governor

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2023-01-12 10:32:56

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley listens to discussion regarding the cost of providing broadband services to a low-income school children in a rural community, during a Senate distance learning hearing, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the Capitol in Jackson.

Mississippi’s highest elected Democratic official, who happens to be a distant cousin of Elvis, is throwing his hat in the ring for what is likely to be a contentious gubernatorial race.

Brandon Presley, northern district public service commissioner and former mayor of Nettleton, announced Thursday via Twitter that he is running for governor, calling out Republican incumbent Tate Reeves specifically.

“We’ve got a state filled with good people, but horrible politicians. Tate Reeves is a man with zero conviction and maximum corruption. He looks out for himself and his rich friends…

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