(Jackson, Miss.)—The Mississippi Trucking Association has endorsed Justice Mike Randolph in his campaign for re-election to the Mississippi Supreme Court.
“The Mississippi Trucking Association is pleased to endorse Justice Mike Randolph because he’s proven to be a fair and consistent judge who fairly applies the law,” said David Roberts, President of the Mississippi Trucking Association.
Founded in 1942, the Mississippi Trucking Association represents the Mississippi motor carrier industry in the advancement of highway transportation and serves as the “Voice of Trucking” in this state. The Mississippi Trucking Association’s membership consists of more than 300 member firms that include for-hire and private truck operators and allied industry members (those that equip and service the industry). The Mississippi Trucking Association is an affiliate of the American Trucking Associations.
The Mississippi Trucking Association’s endorsement joins other groups who have endorsed Justice Randolph’s campaign including the Business and Industry Political Education Committee (BIPEC), the Mississippi Medical political action committee, the Mississippi Physicians political action committee, the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, the Home Builders Association of Mississippi and the Mississippi Association of REALTORS.
Justice Mike Randolph was appointed to the Mississippi Supreme Court in April, 2004, and was elected to the same position in November, 2004, with 65% of the vote. He has led the Supreme Court in majority opinions for the last four years. Prior to serving on the Supreme Court, Justice Randolph practiced law in South Mississippi for nearly 30 years. He was decorated for heroism while serving in Vietnam with the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One). Justice Randolph has been married for 45 years. He and his wife, the former Kathy Webb of Ocean Springs, have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. He is a Member of Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher for over 25 years.
The Southern Supreme Court District of Mississippi includes the following 27 counties: Harrison, Jackson, Jones, Forrest, Lamar, Pearl River, Hancock, Pike, Lincoln, Marion, Simpson, Adams, Wayne, Covington, George, Jasper, Clarke, Smith, Amite, Walthall, Lawrence,
Jefferson Davis, Stone, Perry, Greene, Franklin and Wilkinson.