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Industry News & Trends / North America
on November 28, 2018

Hyde-Smith tops former ag secretary Espy in Senate race

She has been a member of the Senate agriculture committee since Thad Cochran stepped down

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Mississippi, held off a challenge from Democrat Mike Espy, a former U.S. secretary of agriculture, during a November 27 run-off election for Hyde-Smith’s spot on the U.S. Senate.

The incumbent garnered about 54 percent of the votes, compared to about 46 percent for Espy.

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