Unofficial election results in Copiah County show a total of 553 votes cast in the Republican primary to determine who will oppose U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (D) in the November general election.
George Bailey received 208 votes in Copiah County; Richard Cook 180 votes; and Bill Marcy 159 votes, with 19 of 19 precincts reporting.
This total includes 19 affidavit ballots. There were two write-in votes. Two affidavit ballots are not included in the count and will be verified on Wednesday.