Trent Lott endorses Billy Hewes for Lt. Governor

STATE WIDE, MS (WDAM) - Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott announced he is endorsing Mississippi State Senator Billy Hewes in his campaign for Lieutenant Governor.

"When you look at Billy Hewes' experience and record of accomplishments, it's clear to me that he is the most prepared and qualified candidate to be our next Lt. Governor," said former U.S. Senator Trent Lott.

"I know how important it is to have people with proven experience in leadership positions," Lott said. "Clearly, Billy Hewes has the most relevant, firsthand experience having served in the Mississippi Senate as President Pro Tempore, and that's why I'm pleased to support his campaign for Lt. Governor."

Senator Billy Hewes was unanimously elected by his colleagues to the position of President Pro Tempore. Hewes is currently serving his fifth term in the Mississippi Senate.

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