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In many districts, race for Legislature is over and that will hurt turnout

The Center for Public Integrity is predicting a low turnout Tuesday, primarily because 66 of 174 legislative seats are uncontested. That was part of Monday morning's five things to know about Mississippi's primary at publicintegrity.org.

There's not much competition on the GOP side for governor either, where Gov. Phil Bryant had $2.8 million to spend at the end of July. Mitch Young, the man challenging Bryant had $40.

Probably the biggest suprise is the state treasurer race, usually a quiet down-ticket campaign. This year it is the most expensive race in the state.

Find out how much David McRae is spending of his own money in his bid to unseat Treasurer Lynn Fitch and the rest of the five things here.

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