Seven Statewide Officials To Be Sworn In
All statewide office holders, save for Gov.-elect Phil Bryant, will be sworn in today and officially begin (or continue) their job for another four years. These officials are to be sworn in:
Lieutenant Governor- Tate Reeves (R)
Secretary of State- Delbert Hosemann (R)
Attorney General- Jim Hood (D)
Auditor- Stacey Pickering (R)
Treasurer- Lynn Fitch (R)
Insurance Commissioner- Mike Chaney (R)
Agriculture Commissioner- Cindy Hyde-Smith (R)
As in the previous four years, Republicans hold seven of the eight offices with Hood again remaining as the last Democrat.
Bryant will be sworn in as the state’s 64th governor on Tuesday.