Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell will be Mississippi’s next District 4 congressman after defeating Democrat Johnny DuPree and Libertarian Alden Johnson in the midterm election.
“I’m ready to go to work,” he said. “I’m so grateful to the people in this district who have entrusted me the opportunity to serve as a congressman.”
In his acceptance speech, given shortly before the Associated Press called the race in his favor, Ezell said he will be “available and accountable” to his constituents, regardless of whether they voted for him.
Ezell won by nearly 75% of the vote with 99 percent of the…