Mike Espy was born in 1953. He is challenging Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith in the race for Mississippi’s Senate seat.
Mike Espy served as the 25th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1993 to 1994. Prior to becoming Secretary, he served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Mississippi’s 2nd congressional district. He was elected in 1986 and was reelected three times. Espy worked as Assistant State Attorney General.
In 2018, Espy ran in the special election to replace Senator Thad Cochran who resigned for health issues. Espy came second in the nonpartisan election that took place that year, but lost the runoff election with 46% of the vote to now-Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.
The Democratic primary in Michigan took place on March 10, 2020. Espy won the primary with 93% of the vote.
Mike Espy does not have a record and public positions on issues important to the Jewish community. This page will be updated once Mr. Espy presents his positions.
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