Jeff Guice wins special election for House seat

Published 1:49 pm Thursday, September 25, 2008

Republican Jeff Guice has won the Mississippi House District 114 special election with more that 58 percent of the Jackson County vote and more than 77 percent of the Harrison County vote.

Elections results are unofficial, but Joe Martin, Jackson County circuit clerk, said Tuesday there would probably be no need for the October 14 runoff.

Guice defeated Democrat Bill Kulick and Republican Michael Santobianco in the nonpartisan election.

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Guice will complete the term of former Republican Representative Danny Guice of Ocean Springs, who is now a member of the state Parole Board. Guice is Danny Guiceā€™s cousin.