March 16, 2018 •
Mississippi U.S. Senator to Retire
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is retiring because of ill health on April 1.
Gov. Phil Bryant has 10 days after receiving an official notice of the vacancy to temporarily appoint a replacement until a successor is elected.
Bryant has yet to choose a replacement for the vacant seat. The special election will be held on November 6.
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