Meet the Democratic Candidates – Commissioner of Insurance

Robert Amos
Commissioner of Insurance

I am running for Insurance Commissioner for all families in Mississippi regardless of political affiliation, race, sexual affiliation or religion. Mississippians should have the right to fair and just insurance prices regardless of credit scores. Mississippians should have the right to know how the insurance industry responds to major disasters in Mississippi. All Mississippians should have affordable healthcare, and those who can’t afford it should have state and Federal assistance. Mississippians shouldn’t have to share cost sharing reductions, that the Trump Administration eliminated, with the only insurance company in the Mississippi Exchange, which in turn makes their insurance premiums higher , about 88,000 Mississippians participate in the ACA, but its estimated that 103.000 more are eligible for Medicaid but can’t receive it because the state has refused to except federal funding to expand Medicaid, finally, if I were a voting member of the State and School Employees Health Insurance Management Board, I would vote to fight for all state employees denied coverage, and if the board didn’t have the authority to regulate, I would make a public statement in support of the state worker

Visit PRC Democrats at the Picayune Street Fair

The Pearl River County Democrats will be at the Street Fair promoting our candidates in both the statewide races and the local races. Signs and campaign materials will be available.

Will be joined by Commissioner of Agriculture & Commerce nominee Rickey Cole and his family on Saturday after the forum in McNeill around 12 or 1.

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On Sunday, Johnny Dupree, Democratic candidate for Secretary of State, will join us.

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So come by our booth on Main Street across from P.J.’s Coffeehouse and visit with us. If you are not registered to vote or have been purged from the voting records, we will have registration forms available. We also have available the 22 crimes that prevent you from voting. If you have been told you cannot vote because of a conviction, please come by and speak to us. We will do all we can to get you back on the voters’ rolls.

This elections season is so very important. Our Legislature, led by the Republican Super-majority, has turned its backs on the average citizens of Mississippi. They have ignored the requests of our teachers, teacher aides and government employees who have not received a significant pay raise in years. The Super-Majority offered teachers and aides a paltry $500 a year, while voting their Elected Official friends a $10,000 per year increase. That increase means Supervisors now earn $55,000 for a part-time job with full benefits. Chancery & Circuit Clerks, with fees added, now earn in excess of $90,000. We must remember these antics in November.

The Democratic Primary will be Tuesday, August 5th. Educate yourself now. As always, our Democrats will provide rides to the polls on Election Day and will bring anyone wanting to vote absentee in person to the courthouse to do so. Contact Agnes Dalton at or leave a message at 601-746-6020. Follow us on Facebook at Pearl River Democrats, Picayune Democrats or Young Democrats of Pearl River County. You can also message us there.

See you at the Fair!

March Meeting/Workshop-Tuesday, 3/12/19

It’s time to hit the ground running to get Democrats elected in November.  We have lots of work over the next several months.  Please join us at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Butt, 438 Millbrook Parkway in Picayune.  The Democratic Party meeting begins at 7 p.m. and the Federation of Democratic Women begins at 8 p.m.

We will be planning voter registration, voter information events, hiring poll workers, and preparing for the Picayune Street Fair in April.

If you have any questions or want to get involved, contact the Democratic Chair, Agnes Dalton at 691-746-6020; or Federation President, Ruthie Long at 985-788-1158.

The Legal Way to Steal an Election?

Mississippi say unprecidented national media coverage of the CHS/Espy race for many reasons both positive and negative.  For the first time in recent history, Mississippi was the spotlight of the county and arguably the world as the only remaining Senate seat of the 2018 Election cycle.

Well, hold onto your hats folks; we may be poised to be in that spotlight once again for all the wrong reasons this time.  The Mississippi Today explains in clear detail how Jim Hood could win the popular vote but lose the election.  Click on the link to read how this travesty could happen.

Solution:  We must start spreading the word to our voters that we need even bigger numbers to turn out in November to assure we elect a Democratic Governor and down the chain of offices.

Let’s get our folks registered, educated, enlightened and out to vote!

Our Next Governor?

Is this who we want as the next Governor of the State of Mississippi?  How much longer must we endure the blatant display and respect for that symbol of oppression, suppression and hate?  Apparently Lt. Gov. and Republican candidate for Governor Tate Reeves does. If you think that flag and those philosophies should be retired to the nearest museum, then help up elect an alternative.

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The Democratic Party is strong and on the move in Pearl River County and Mississippi, but we need everyone engaged.  Have you ever considered running for office?  If you need assistance in helping you make that decision andor planning your campaign strategies, please contact us through our Chair, Agnes Dalton at 601-746-6020 after 7 p.m. or by email at  The local committee is here to help you.  Qualifying for all county, district and statewide offices will remain open until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1.  If you are considering running, please let us help walk you through the  process.

Southeast MS Activists Retreat a Tremendous Success

Starting at 8 a.m. Saturday morning, 44 Democratic activists representing 10 counties kicked off a two day workshop on precinct organizing. Two hours in, and everyone is fully engaged, learning and sharing.
Every participant paid $50 to be here, and the entire event is organized, managed and funded by local volunteers.

Nine months out from the general election, on a cold January weekend in the spartan accommodations of a state park, Democrats have rolled up our sleeves and have gotten deadly serious about organizing and cooperating in Southeast Mississippi. It is truly a new day.

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Representative Anderson Needs Your Help

CALL TO ACTION: I urge you to call your Representative, the Chairman of Rules and the Speaker’s Office today! Request that they support and bring House Resolution 20 to an immediate floor vote. We need more transparency in Mississippi. Capitol Switchboard 601.359.3770

Meet Jay Hughes

February 8,2019

6-9 pm

Pelican Landing, Moss Point

Everyone please join me, this is serious! If you care about Education & Our Educators, If you care about our Children, If you care about our Future you have to come meet Jay Hughes For Lt. Governor!

This is not about Democrats or Republicans, this is about voting for people who will put us first and will fight for all of our Futures!

Come see him for yourself and make up your own mind!

This event is 100% Free to the public!

Please call to Reserve your spot

228-205-3844 or inbox me

We have yard signs, stickers, car magnets available!