Adams County voters favor Espy over Hyde-Smith
NATCHEZ — Preliminary returns from the United States Senate election on Tuesday show that 58.25% of Adams County voters supported Democratic candidate Mike Espy while 40.58% voted for Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith.
Espy garnered 7,133 votes to Hyde-Smith’s 4,969 votes in Adams County.
Libertarian candidate Jimmy L. Edwards garnered 140 votes in Adams County, or 1.14%.
Election officials said approximately 3,300 people in Adams County voted absentee and 1,560 of those votes remain to be counted.
The Associated Press is reporting that Hyde-Smith won the election statewide.
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