First Libertarian Elected In Mississippi

Image result for mississippi libertarian partyby James Larkin, 71Republic

Earlier today, Mayor Steve McCluskey of the small town of Mclain, MS became the first Libertarian elected in Mississippi history. This is not only an incredible stride for the Libertarian Party, but a necessity for the struggling small town which Mayor McCluskey was elected to govern. Below, entails the policy goals of the Mayor and the potential benefits the Libertarian mayor possesses for a small town whose incumbent mayor was a Democrat.
After winning the election Mayor McCluskey said in a statement on Facebook.

 “Humble” and “proud” does not begin to describe how I felt tonight at the inauguration of the aldermen and myself. The turnout was incredible and confirmed my belief that local government is paramount to all other levels because the engagement at the most basic level is possible. There are a couple things I would like to note.

First, the level of civility in this past election for McLain should make anyone envious. Even after the ballots were counted, the previous mayor, Clyde Sylvester, has helped me with anything I have asked for to make this transition as smooth as possible. He has went above and beyond to make McLain better. I thank him for that…

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