LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Petal Republican who hopes to unseat Democratic congressman Gene Taylor next fall attended his campaign's first major fundraiser tonight. 4th District G.O.P. candidate Joe Tegerdine met with supporters at Canebrake Country Club.
This was the largest fundraising event for his campaign so far.
Tegerdine entered the race last May and he says now was the time to host this event.
Tegerdine faces another Republican, Steven Palazzo, in the June 1st primary.