Statewide Candidates Stump for More Than 1,500 Attendees at Hobnob Mississippi 2019

Over 1,500 leaders from across the state filled the Mississippi Coliseum for MEC's 18th Annual Hobnob Mississippi on Thursday, October 31!

Attendees heard from candidates for statewide office, networked with fellow leaders from across Mississippi, and partake in delicious chicken, catfish, and BBQ pork.

This year, MEC's Hobnob Mississippi featured candidates for each of the eight statewide offices.


  • Lt. Governor Tate Reeves
  • Attorney General Jim Hood

Lt. Governor:

  • Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann
  • Rep. Jay Hughes

Secretary of State:

  • Senator Michael Watson
  • Johnny Dupree

State Treasurer:

  • David McRae
  • Addie Lee Green

Attorney General:

  • State Treasurer Lynn Fitch
  • Jennifer Riley Collins

Insurance Commissioner:

  • Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney (incumbent)
    Robert Amos

Agriculture & Commerce Commissioner:

  • Agriculture & Commerce Commissioner Andy Gipson (incumbent)
  • Rickey Cole

State Auditor:

  • State Auditor Shad White (incumbent)
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