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Mississippi lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2011

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The Mississippi lieutenant gubernatorial election of 2011 was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, following a primary held on August 2, 2011. It was an open election, as incumbent Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant, a Republican, ran successfully for Governor. No Democrats officially entered the race, and state treasurer Tate Reeves defeated Reform Party candidate Tracella Lou O'Hara Hill.


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Contents
1 Key dates
2 Race background
3 Race tracking

Key dates

  • Voters were able to check their registration status, register for the first time, or request an absentee ballot at the Mississippi Secretary of State's Voter Registration Portal.
  • A candidate had to receive at least a simple majority of votes cast to avoid a runoff. The same requirement for 50% plus one applied to the general election; if the election did not yield a winner in a statewide race, the state Senate would have chosen a winner from among the top two vote getters when it reconvened in January 2012.
  • Administrative deadlines were at close of business (5:00) unless otherwise noted.
Deadline Event
Mar. 1 Declaration of candidacy
June 18 Absentee voting begins for the primary election
July 2 Voter registration (in person) for the primary
July 3 Voter registration (postmark on a mailed application) for the primary
Aug. 2 Primary election
Aug. 23 Runoff primary election, if required
Sept. 2 Certification of results for primary
Sept. 24 Absentee voting begins for the general election
Oct. 8 Voter registration (in person) for the general election
Oct. 9 Voter registration (postmark on a mailed application) for the general election
Nov. 8 General election
Nov. 29 Runoff general election, if required
Dec. 8 Certification of results for general election

Race tracking

See also: Ballotpedia Election Racetracking

Contents
1 Results
2 Polls

Results

Lt. Governor of Mississippi, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTate Reeves 80.3% 644,205
     Reform Tracella Lou O'Hara Hill 19.7% 157,547
Total Votes 801,752


Contents
1 Results
2 Candidates
2.1 Democratic primary candidates
2.2 Republican primary candidates
2.3 Reform candidates
3 Polls

Results

Lieutenant Governor Republican Primary election
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Billy Hewes 43%
     Republican Party ApprovedaTate Reeves 57%
Total Votes


Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Reform

Two groups claimed to represent the official Reform Party of Mississippi - the State Board of Election Commissioners had to decided which group should be recognized as the official Reform Party of Mississippi.

The Secretary of State regulates campaign finance and maintains all records online.

Due dates for reports

Due dates for the 2011 primary season were as follows:

Periodic report due May 10, 2011

Periodic report due June 10, 2011

Periodic report due July 8, 2011

48 hour primary reports due July 24-31, 2011

Pre-election primary report due July 26, 2011

48 hour runoff reports due August 14-21, 2011

Pre-election runoff report due August 16, 2011

Due dates for the 2011 general season were as follows:

Periodic report due October 10, 2011

48 hour reports due October 30 - November 6, 2011

Pre-election report due November 1, 2011

48 hour runoff reports due November 20-27, 2011

Pre-election runoff report due November 22, 2011

  • Italicized reports were only due if a runoff is required.
  • 48-hour reports were due on all contribution over $200.

See also

External links

Campaign sites

Republicans

References