July 11, 2015: Daily Leader: 2 hope to represent area in Jackson
Democrat Bobby Moak, House minority leader, is running for re-election and Republican Vince Mangold will be seeking the seat as well.
June 12, 2015: MSGOP: There They Go Again! (Vol.1)
Last week, on the topic of Gov. Phil Bryant supporting Bobby Moak’s Republican opponent Vince Mangold of Brookhaven, Moak commented: “When the governor of the state sends out an email saying he opposes a lowly legislator, I would say our strategy (to retake the House) must be working . . . .” Looking at Moak’s liberal voting record, his long history of irresponsible and partisan rhetoric, and his conservative-leaning district, however, it’s clear to anyone paying attention why Gov. Bryant is supporting Moak’s Republican opponent, and it’s not because he’s worried about Republicans losing seats in the House.
June 1, 2015: Clarion Ledger: Bryant enters MS House fray, backs Moak challenger
Gov. Phil Bryant is endorsing Republican House candidate Vince Mangold, who is challenging House Democratic Leader Bobby Moak of Bogue Chitto for the District 53 House seat.