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Mississippi's 2019 Governor Race

Meet your candidates for Mississippi's next Governor

One of these 14 people will be Mississippi's next Governor. Primary elections take place on August 6 2019, Primary run off August 27, 2019 and then the General election will be held November 5, 2019.

Tate Reeves
Republican

Current Lt. Governor of Mississippi; Former State Treasurer

Bill Waller
Republican

Former Chief Justice of Mississippi Supreme Court

Robert Foster
Republican

Current Representative in Mississippi House of Representatives

Jim Hood
Democrat

Current Mississippi Attorney General

Robert Shuler Smith
Democrat

Hinds County District Attorney

Velesha Williams
Democrat

Former Director of Metro Jackson Community Prevention Coalition

Albert Wilson
Democrat

Executive director and founder of Genesis and Light Center

Phillip West
Democrat

Former State Representative and Mayor of Natchez, MS

Bob Hickingbottom
Democrat

Political Strategist

David R. Singletary
Independant

Chairman and CEO of Mississippi Cannabis Coalition