Meet the 4th District Congressional Candidates in the June 7 Primary Ballot

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – Voters in Mississippi will choose congressional leaders this year, and one of the most discussed races in the state is in the 4th district.

Republican incumbent Steven Palazzo faces six Republican challengers in the primary. Two candidates are competing in the Democratic primary. A Libertarian candidate, Alden Patrick Johnson, will be on the ballot in November. (WLOX News will interview Johnson ahead of the general election.)

Ahead of the June 7 primary, WLOX News is taking the time to chat with each of the candidates on the ballot. Watch their full interviews below and find important election information and links at the bottom of this story.

Republican primary candidates: Carl Boyanton, Raymond Brooks, Mike Ezell, Steven Palazzo, Kidron Peterson, Clay Wagner and Brice Wiggins

In the 4th District congressional race, six Republicans are running against incumbent Steven Palazzo in the primary. One is Carl Boyanton who joins us now.

In the 4th District congressional race, six Republicans are running against incumbent Steven Palazzo in the primary. One of them is Raymond Brooks.

In the 4th District congressional race, six Republicans are running against incumbent Steven Palazzo in the primary. Joining us now is Mike Ezell.

In the 4th District congressional race, six Republicans are running against incumbent Steven Palazzo in the primary. Congressman Palazzo joins us now.

In the 4th District congressional race, six Republicans are running against incumbent Steven Palazzo in the primary. One of them is Kidron Peterson.

In the 4th District congressional race, six Republicans are running against incumbent Steven Palazzo in the primary. One of them is Clay Wagner.

In the 4th District congressional race, six Republicans are running against incumbent Steven Palazzo in the primary. One is Brice Wiggins who joins us now.

Democratic primary candidates: Johnny Dupree and David Sellers

In the race for Congress from the 4th District, two Democrats are running in the primary hoping to unseat incumbent Steven Palazzo.

In the race for Congress from the 4th District, two Democrats are running in the primary hoping to unseat incumbent Steven Palazzo. David Sellers joins us now.

The primary election will take place on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The general election is set for November 8, 2022.

Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District includes Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone, George, Marion, Lamar, Forrest, Perry, Greene, Jones, and Wayne counties, as well as part of Clarke County.

Where do you vote? If you don’t know where to vote, enter your home address in the polling location locator available here: http://www.sos.ms.gov/pollinglocator/default.aspx

Polls will open on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Any voter queuing at 7 p.m. has the right to vote.

Voter Photo ID: Voters are required to show photo ID at polling stations. A voter without acceptable photo ID is eligible to vote by affidavit. For more information, visit www.msvoterID.ms.gov

To make a campaign: It is illegal to campaign for any candidate within 150 feet of any entrance to a polling station, except on private property.

To stroll: Polling stations must be cleared to within 30 feet of each entrance of all persons except election officials, voters waiting to vote, or authorized poll observers.

Clothes: You have to be careful what you wear to the polls when you go to vote. Mississippi does not allow T-shirts, buttons, or stickers bearing the name or photo of candidates within 150 feet of the voting center.

If you don’t know where to vote, you can find this information on the Mississippi Secretary of State’s website. Simply enter your home address into the polling location locator found here: http://www.sos.ms.gov/pollinglocator/default.aspx

Postal votes: An affidavit ballot may be counted if the elector provides acceptable photo identification to the office of the Constituency Clerk within five business days of the election. Eligible voters voting by mail do NOT need to show photo ID. Additionally, overseas and uniformed service members who vote by mail, email, or fax do not need to show photo identification.

To find your county circuit clerk’s office, visit http://www.sos.ms.gov/MSCountyElectionInfo/

Problems at the polls: If you are having trouble at the polls, contact your precinct clerk’s office, county election commission, or file a complaint with the office of the secretary of state using this form: https://sos.ms. gov/sites/default/files/election_and_voting/HAVAComplaintForm.pdf

Still have questions ? Contact the Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State by calling the Elections Hotline at 1-800-829-6786 or visit https://www.sos.ms.gov/yall-vote

Want more WLOX news in your inbox? Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

Copyright 2022 WLOX. All rights reserved.

Comments are closed.