Whit in the News

Congressional Candidate Whit Hughes Stops By Golden Triangle

WCBI

January 22, 2018


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Hughes touts experience in candidacy for Congress

The Meridian Star

January 19, 2018

"Republican Whit Hughes of Madison (right), who visited The Meridian Star on Friday, has thrown his hat in the ring as a candidate for Mississippi’s Third Congressional District, the post currently held by U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.)."

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Former Baptist Health official announces run for Congress

WAPT News

January 18, 2018

"Republican Michael Guest, of Brandon, filed for the congressional race Jan. 5. He is district attorney in Madison and Rankin counties-two of the largest counties in the congressional district, which makes a diagonal across the central part of the state..."

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GOP candidate Whit Hughes announces Congressional run

News Mississippi

January 18, 2018

"Since 2013, Whit has served as Foundation President and Chief Development Officer for Baptist Health Systems. Hughes also worked alongside Gov. Haley Barbour as the Deputy Director of Mississippi Development Authority during the Barbour administration..."

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More candidates qualify in race to fill U.S. Rep. Harper’s seat

Mississippi Today

January 17, 2018

"The seat, likely to draw a crowded Republican primary field and at least a couple of experienced Democratic officials, was not projected to be in play during the 2018 midterms. The sprawling district stretches from extreme southwest Mississippi to the..."

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3 Republicans Now in Race for US House Seat in Mississippi

U.S. News

January 17, 2018

"There's a lot of frustration in Washington, D.C., and voters want leaders to step forward. They want leaders to show backbone and to fight for legislation that aligns with Mississippi priorities, and I want to be that leader," Hughes told reporters..."

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Whit Hughes jumps into race to replace U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper

Clarion Ledger

January 17, 2018

"Republican Whit Hughes of Madison, a former Mississippi college sports star with an extensive background in business and politics, on Wednesday became the second candidate to officially run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Rep. Gregg Harper..."

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