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Mississippi’s Congressional primary Tuesday; polls open at 7 a.m.

Registered voters in Oxford and Lafayette County may vote in the state’s Congressional primary election beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Candidates seeking the party nominations for U.S. Senate and House are on Mississippi ballots Tuesday.

Two Republicans and six Democrats are seeking a U.S. Senate seat.

Richard Boyanton and Roger Wicker are on the GOP ballot.

David Baria, Jensen Bohren, Jerone Garland, Victor Maurice Jr., Omeria Scott and Howard Sherman are running for the Democrat nomination.

Should there be a runoff, it will be Tuesday, June 26th

In the U.S House 1st Congressional District, incumbent Republican Trent Kelly is listed on the ballot but has no primary opponent. Randy Wadkins has no opponent in the Democratic primary and will meet Kelly in the Nov. 6 general election.  

Voters should cast their votes at their assigned polling places that are indicated on all voter registration cards.

A photo ID is required to vote.

Polls will close at 7 p.m.