Michael Watson

June 7th Primary and General Elections Post-Election Day Update From Michael Watson

No statewide issues were reported to our office during the June 7th primary and general elections. However, we received a handful of reports regarding precincts opening late due to miscommunication amongst election officials. Call volume to our Election Hotline remained steady throughout the day, with most calls relating to voter registration status or polling place locations. Additionally, we are pleased to report our Cybersecurity team detected no abnormal activity on our websites or the Statewide Election Management System (SEMS).
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Michael Watson

Michael Don Watson, 69, of Idaho Falls, passed away on March 5, 2022, surrounded by his family at Idaho Falls Community Hospital of an intracranial hemorrhage. Michael was born August 27, 1952, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Donald Marion Watson and Maxine Ann Stanger Watson. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Bonneville High School.
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Secretary of State Michael Watson talks job growth plan in Mississippi

It feels great today! We'll be in the upper 60s and low 70s this afternoon. Isolated showers are possible, but most of us will be dry. A big cold front will bring widespread showers and storms overnight tonight into Thursday morning. Temperatures will start out in the 50s and 60s. We'll quickly drop into the 40s through the day. If enough moisture returns Thursday night, and we have freezing temperatures, there could be a little freezing rain by early Friday morning. Here's the latest forecast.

Michael Watson

Michael Watson, 66, of Elizabethton, Tenn., departed this life on January 5, 2022. Michael graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1973. Michael’s hobbies were listening to music, building computer systems and fishing with his brother, Donald Watson. His most memorable quality was his artistic ability. He loved to paint and draw pictures. His paintings were featured in many art shows around this region. He was also a member of the Princeton Art Center in Johnson City, Tenn.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Nettie Davis believes election raffle law unconstitutional, Michael Watson wants to argue about it later

TUPELO • City Councilwoman Nettie Davis hoped a civil lawsuit might help her avoid criminal prosecution; instead, criminal charges might sideline her lawsuit. Lawyers for Davis and for Secretary of State Michael Watson are at odds over whether a federal judge should pause a civil claim that argues Davis is being prosecuted under an unconstitutional law.

Michael Watson on Election Day

Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward a small commission – at no extra cost to you. One of my favorite days of the year is Election Day! Even though the November 2nd General/Special Election only had 30 counties participating, it was still a great day traveling the state to visit with Mississippians and ensure our election laws are being followed.

Michael Watson

CASA GRANDE — Michael D. Watson, 69, died in September 2021. Mr. Watson was devoted to his family. Survivors include Linda Watson, his devoted wife, soulmate and friend of 43 years; a daughter, Veronica Hume; five sisters, Penny White, Kathy Jo Herring, Jacque Kilpatrick and Cynthia Meyers-Alvarado of Texas and LeAnna Dreher of Mississippi; and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenny and Lois Watson; his biological mother, Mildred Francis (Brown) Watson; his only son, Michael "Mikey" Watson; a granddaughter, McKenzie Marie Watson; three brothers, Kenneth Burrell, Gary Simon and David Dreher; and a sister, Barbara Meyers-Parkhill.

Michael Watson Update on Business

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Michael Watson

CHAMPAIGN — Michael Watson, 50, of Champaign died at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 25, 2021) at home. Memorial services will be at noon Thursday at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson visits Picayune

Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson was in Picayune on Tuesday evening to address members and guests of the Pearl River County Republican Party at Dixie Que Bar-B-Que restaurant. Watson commended Pearl River County Circuit Clerk Nance Stokes and the county election commissioners for the outstanding job they continue to...

Sec. of State Michael Watson responds to criticism over recent comments

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson is facing criticism over recent comments on voter registration. Tuesday, Watson spoke to the Lowndes County Republican Women at a luncheon at Lion Hills. During the event, he spoke on matters involving this past legislative session and what’s to come...

SOS Michael Watson under fire for voter registration comments made on WLOX

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson’s recent appearance on WLOX News This Week has been making national headlines this week. The spotlight is on his March 26th comments about college students and whether they should be automatically registered to vote. During that interview, Watson told WLOX...