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Hudson Holliday

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Hudson Holliday was a Republican candidate for Governor of Mississippi in the 2011 elections. He lost in the primary to Phil Bryant.


Holliday, the youngest of six children, is a lifelong resident of Poplarville. He worked in the oil fields and mechanic shops during the summers while in college, and later went on to work for the Boeing Company. His entreprenurial spirit has lead him to business ventures involving farming, timber harvesting, home building, heavy construction, law enforcement, real estate development, soldiering, and even crop dusting.[1]

Holliday is a retired two-star general, having served almost 39 years in the Mississippi National Guard.


  • Pearl River Community College
  • B.A., business administration, University of Southern Mississippi
  • U.S. Army War College

Political experience

Holliday is currently a first term Pearl River County supervisor.


Holliday has answered two candidate survey questionnaires: one from the Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) (timed out) and another from the Mississippi Parents Campaign (timed out).

On his website, he outlines his position on several issues, including education (timed out), eminent domain (timed out) and gun control (timed out).




Gubernatorial Republican Primary election
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party James Broadwater 1.2%
     Republican Party ApprovedaPhil Bryant 59.5%
     Republican Party Dave Dennis 25.7%
     Republican Party Hudson Holliday 4.7%
     Republican Party Ron Williams 8.8%
Total Votes 289,788


Holliday was inducted to the Fort Benning, Georgia Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame in 2005. He and his wife, Paulette, have three children and two grandchildren.

See also

State Executive elections

MississippiWest Virginia

GubernatorialLt. Governor
Attorney GeneralSecretary of State
Down ballot offices: (KY, LA, MS)

Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011
Mississippi lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2011
Gubernatorial elections, 2011
Governor of Mississippi
Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi

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