Dozens of Mississippi legislative leaders endorse Hillary Clinton

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — More than a dozen Mississippi legislative leaders announced their support for Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.

Clinton is fighting to win the Democratic nomination for the 2016 election.

Hillary Clinton
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting at Keota High School, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Keota, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

“Hillary Clinton has a proven record of fighting for children and families,” said Rep. Earle Banks, the leader of the Legislative Black Caucus. “From helping achieve the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which covers more than 8 million kids, to her commitment in this campaign to raise wages, she has continually worked to expand opportunity for all Americans. I am proud to stand behind her as she offers real solutions to problems that face our communities every day.”

 

Below is a list of supportive legislative leaders:

  • Sen. Deborah Dawkins
  • Rep. Earle Banks
  • Rep. Jeramey Anderson
  • Rep. Jarvis Dortch
  • Rep. Chris Bell
  • Rep. Alyce Clarke
  • Sen. Angela Turner
  • Sen. Sampson Jackson
  • Sen. John Horhn
  • Rep. Steve Holland
  • Sen. Sollie Norwood
  • Sen. Robert Jackson
  • Rep. Oscar Denton
  • Sen. Derrick Simmons
  • Rep. Omeria Scott
  • Rep. Tommy Reynolds
  • Sen. Albert Butler
  • Rep. Greg Holloway
  • Rep. John Faulkner
  • Sen. Willie Simmons
  • Rep. Orlando Paden
  • Rep. Rufus Straughter
  • Rep. Kathy Sykes

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