Mississippi Speaker of the House says he will not run in 2023

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-11-09 18:02:47

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn addresses the House during a special session regarding a major economic development project in the Golden Triangle during a Legislative Special Session in Jackson on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022.

Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, announced Wednesday that he will not be seeking reelection next year, fueling speculation that he may run for another office.

Gunn is the third longest-serving speaker in the history of the Mississippi House of Representatives.

“It has been one of the greatest honors of my life to serve as Speaker of the Mississippi House,” Gunn said in a statement. “I am extremely grateful to the people of District 56 who have given me the opportunity to serve them for the last 20 years and to the members of the House who have entrusted the role…

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