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Mississippi Uses Jim Crow Laws to Elect Governor

October 16, 2019
Lawsuit Alleges Mississippi uses Racially Discriminatory Jim Crow laws to  Choose Statewide Officials. Jim Crow laws that date back to post-reconstruction are still in use in Mississippi today. In Mississippi, in the year 2019, a candidate can win the majority of the vote for Governor and still be denied the right to serve as Governor.