Open States' stated mission is to improve civic engagement.
To be true to that goal, we can not stand by and be silent when a large portion of Americans face systemic racism and other forms of oppression. That oppression has meant being excluded from civic participation at the ballot box, being called un-American for peaceful protests, and being denied justice for crimes committed against them.
Dr. Elizabeth Ann (Beth) Tinnon, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Mississippi State Board of Nursing Home Administrators as the Educator with expertise in the field of health care, four year term beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2024.
Kenneth Francis (Ken) Martin, Mendenhall, Mississippi, Mississippi Forestry Commission as the Third Congressional District representative, six year term beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2026.