Rep. Mike Lott to run for secretary of state

The race for the Secretary of State's office just got a little more crowded. Local representative Mike Lott of Petal announced he will run for the position. He joins fellow republican Jeffrey Rupp and two democrats Jabari Toins of Jackson and Shawn O'hara of Hattiesburg. Lott has served in the Mississippi House of Representatives for the last eight years.. Before being elected he was an administrator in the Petal School District.