Election & Campaign ...

Election & Campaign Finance


Key election law cases involving Butler Snow lawyers include:

  • McDaniel v Cochran, 158 So.3d 992 (Miss. 2014): Represented the campaign organization of former Senator Thad Cochran in an election-law dispute regarding the contentious 2014 race for U.S. Senate, which drew nationwide attention.
  • Barbour v. Hood, 974 So.2d 232 (Miss. 2008): Defended the Governor’s authority to set the date for a special election to fill a vacancy in the U.S. Senate.
  • Waters v. Gnemi, 907 So.2d 307 (Miss. 2005): Often-cited decision by the Mississippi Supreme Court addressing the handling of ballots by elections officials.
  • Moore v. Molpus, 578 So.2d 624 (Miss. 1991): Defended the Secretary of State in the landmark decision involving the state lottery, which directly lead to the adoption of a constitutional amendment restoring initiative and referendum.