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Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today for the Republican Senate runoff between six-term incumbent Thad Cochran and challenger, State Senator Chris McDaniel.
Although Cochran held a firm majority in the countyâ€” 2,753 votes (66.59 percent) to McDanielâ€™s 1,353 (32.73 percent)â€” at the statewide level, results were less decided. According to the Associated Press, McDanielâ€™s 155,040 votes (49.5 percent) only slightly led Cochranâ€™s 153,654 (49 percent).
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