JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Optometrist David Parker of Olive Branch and state Rep. Pat Nelson of Southaven are headed to a Nov. 27 runoff in the Mississippi Senate District 19 special election.
The other candidates in Tuesday's special election were medical equipment businessman Kevin Blackwell of Southaven and Mike Smith of Southaven.
The runoff is Nov....
39 of 39 precincts - 100%
x-Becky Massey, GOP (i) 48,423 - 69%
Evelyn Gill, Dem 22,074 - 31%
60 of 60 precincts - 100%
x-Todd Gardenhire, GOP 36,540 - 54%
Andrae' McGary, Dem 30,740 - 46%
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has won Arkansas' six electoral votes.
The former Massachusetts governor won the majority of the vote in the presidential election in Arkansas. He had been widely expected to win the state, where President Barack Obama remains deeply unpopular.
Obama lost Arkansas by 20