Run-off set for McDaniel, Cochran race

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

With the unofficial results from all 13 precincts in Choctaw County from the June 3rd Primary Election, residents choose Chris McDaniel over the long-serving Thad Cochran. These results do not include absentee and provisional ballots. All results are unofficial.
McDaniel, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, carried Choctaw County in the June 3 Primary election. He received 51 percent of the votes while incumbent Thad Cochran received 47 percent. Republican candidate Thomas L. Carey received 1 percent of the vote.
Not only was the race close in the county, the nationwide race between McDaniel and Cochran would