JACKSON, MS - Following the elections Tuesday night, the Mississippi Democratic Party issued the following statement:
"Tonight, we want to congratulate Attorney General Jim Hood on his historic win. Attorney General Hood has always been a champion of hardworking Mississippi families, and his commitment to this ideal has made Mississippi better. Attorney General Hood overcame the worst kinds of political tactics this election cycle, and we know his victory is a testament to the unparalleled work he has done for the great state of Mississippi.
"We would also like to congratulate and welcome our new members of the House, Senate, and Public Service Commission, as well as our new District Attorneys. We're excited to see the progress we'll achieve with these dedicated public servants, and we look forward to working together to put Mississippi first.
"Lastly, we would like to thank all the Mississippi Democrats who threw their hat in the ring to run for office this year. We appreciate their drive to make Mississippi a better place for all, and we look forward to their future in the Mississippi Democratic Party."