Elections are impossible to predict


The very first local election I covered as a journalist was nearly 20 years ago, in 2001, with Mississippi’s municipalities holding elections for mayor and boards of aldermen seats.  I was editor of the Southaven Press, a 25,000-circulation weekly and my hometown newspaper – three years into my career in the newspaper industry.

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