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Buying Time 2012: Mississippi

This page features Mississippi judicial ads of 2012.

Published: October 9, 2012

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In Missis­sippi, there were four posi­tions open this year on the Supreme Court. Compet­ing in District One, Posi­tion One were two candid­ates – incum­bent Chief Justice William L. Waller, Jr. and state repres­ent­at­ive Earl Banks. In District One, Posi­tion Two, incum­bent Justice Leslie King ran unop­posed. In District Two, Posi­tion Three, Justice Michael K. Randolph, incum­bent, ran against attor­ney Talmadge Brad­dock. Finally, in District Three, Posi­tion Three, attor­ney Josiah Dennis Cole­man ran against attor­ney Richard “Flip” Phil­lips to fill the seat vacated by retir­ing Justice George Carlson.

Chief Justice William L. Waller, Jr., Justice Michael K. Randolph, and attor­ney Josiah Dennis Cole­man won their elec­tions.

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Advert­ise­ments


Octo­ber 28, 2012 – Enjoy Work

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Justice Bill Waller says, “It is very import­ant to have trans­par­ency and open­ness in our courts.”


Octo­ber 27, 2012 – Look Closer

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An ad by the Improve Missis­sippi PAC attack­ing Flip Phillps and support­ing Josiah Cole­man, asking people to “look closer at the candid­ates.”


Octo­ber 25, 2012 – Lie

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An ad by Flip Phil­lips saying, “Out of state special interests are lying [about him].”


Octo­ber 24, 2012 – Trial Lawyer

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An ad sponsored by the Law Enforce­ment Alli­ance of Amer­ica saying, “Tell Flip Phil­lips to stop siding with the trial lawyers.”


Octo­ber 24, 2012 – Public Service is an Honor

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An ad by Josiah Cole­man saying, “My family taught me that public service is an honor and a duty.”


Octo­ber 20, 2012 – Forty Years of Exper­i­ence

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An ad by Flip Phil­lips saying he “is ready to put his forty years of legal exper­i­ence to work for us.”


Octo­ber 18, 2012 – Honest Men

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An ad sponsored by Justice Bill Waller Jr. talk­ing about his exper­i­ence, innov­a­tion, and lead­er­ship.


Octo­ber 6, 2012 – Grow­ing Up

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An ad sponsored by Flip Phil­lips talk­ing about his life and work exper­i­ence.


Octo­ber 4, 2012 – Guided by Faith

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An ad sponsored by William L. Waller, Jr. talk­ing about his creden­tials.


Octo­ber 3, 2012 – Flip Phil­lips

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An ad sponsored by the Improve Missis­sippi PAC accus­ing candid­ate Flip Willi­ams of suing local compan­ies, cost­ing jobs, and rais­ing insur­ance premi­ums.