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Michael Herrington

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Michael Herrington
Michael Herrington.png
Candidate for
U.S. House, Mississippi, District 4
High schoolSumrall High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Campaign website
Michael Herrington was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Mississippi.


Upon graduating from Sumrall High School, Herrington obtained his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is now a small business owner and also works in the service industry in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.[1]



See also: Mississippi's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Herrington ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Mississippi's 4th District. On March 13, Herrington defeated his Democratic primary opponent, Jason Vitosky. As the nominee on the Democratic ticket, Herrington was scheduled to face incumbent Steven Palazzo (Republican), Ron Williams (Libertarian), and Robert W. Claunch (Reform) in the November 2012 general election.[2][3] However, he withdrew from the race in September 2012 because of illness. He was replaced by Vicki Slater on the general election ballot.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives-Mississippi District 4 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMicheal Herrington 83.8% 8,988
Jason Vitosky 16.2% 1,743
Total Votes 10,731

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