Official Results: Pickering Defeats Shows to Win 3rd District
U.S. Rep. Charles "Chip" Pickering defeated U.S. Rep.
Ronnie Shows to win the Mississippi 3rd
District U.S. House race,
according to results pubished by the Mississippi Secretary of
State. Pickering earned 64 percent of the vote to Shows' 35 percent.
two congressmen were forced to square off in a newly drawn district
after Mississippi lost a house seat after the 2000 census. (12/05/02)
War Escalates in Final Weeks Before Election
Update: Incumbent congressmen Ronnie
Shows and Chip Pickering are cleaning out their respective campaign
war chests to pay for a final ad blitz leading up to the Nov.
5 election for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district.
Targets Pickering over Trade Votes
Update: In a race that pits two
incumbent Congressmen in a pitched fight, the issue of the economy
and trade has become a major focal point of the debate.