Several Mississippi Democratic Legislators Back Clinton Over Sanders

By: Mike Biggs

Several Mississippi Democratic legislators threw their support behind Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Jackson yesterday. Representative Earle Banks of Jackson, leader of the Legislative Black Caucus, and Senator Deborah Dawkins led the group of 20 members who assembled in the Capitol rotunda for the press conference.

The group of mostly black legislative leaders joins Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber who recently endorsed Clinton as well. Hillary Clinton has been locking up key African American support across the South. Mississippi will hold its presidential preference primary on March 8th, 2016. Hillary Clinton is in a tight race with Vermont Senator

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