Friday, December 21, 2018

Jill Ford Running for Cory's House Seat

Jill Ford issued the following statement.

Today, Jill Ford announced her candidacy for the House of Representatives District 73 being vacated by Cory Wilson, citing her desire to keep up the fight for conservative reforms in the legislature. After narrowly losing to incumbent Supervisor District 3 of Madison County in 2015, Ford formed The Inherit Movement. This prayer movement was comprised of women of all ages, races and denominations who traveled together praying over all 82 counties in Mississippi. While traveling the State of Mississippi, she met and heard from hundreds of women across the state giving her a better understanding of the issues that are facing future generations. Ford is committed to serving her community and forming relationships with others to help move our state forward.

“As someone who lives, works and has raised a family in District 73 of Madison County for the past 32 years, I believe our community expects and deserves continued ethical leadership in the House” said Ford “ I will look out for, and always keep in mind, the citizens of our great county. I have always felt a sense of responsibility to give back to my community, and I can think of no better way than to take on a role of a public servant.”

Ford is uniquely positioned to serve Mississippi and fight for Mississippians. As owner and Broker of Ford & Company, LLC, and founder of, she has developed and sustained companies from the ground up. She serves on the Board of Directors of Mississippi Blood Services in Jackson, Mississippi, and Partners in Christ in Madison, Mississippi. She is the proud wife to Mike Ford, mother of Patton and Crockett, and grandmother to Taft Ford with three other grandchildren that will be born in the next several months. She is a member and Life Group Leader at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison, Mississippi.


Anonymous said...

Huh. I figured she'd run against Gerald again and let Patton run for the legislature.

Anonymous said...

Oh no. Good luck Ridgeland and good luck Gluckstadt if she is elected. She is Queen Mary’s anointed one. Electing her would be the same as sending Mary Hawkins to the House. Horrible. Isn’t there somebody else who would actually represent people, not just serve at the Mayor’s pleasure?

Voter said...

If Jill is Mary's anointed one then everyone drive up to Madison and look around to see how clean that city is. I'm voting for the anointed one.

Visualizes Steen Sighing Heavily... said...

In a way, I hate to hear this. I had hoped she would run again against that scoundrel, Gerald Steen. He barely beat her last time and would not beat her again. I wish her the best in this pursuit but we badly need somebody to send Steen packing. He is as conflicted as possum chasing a bear in heat.

You dunces who claim people are puppets of the Madison mayor are full of it. For months you claimed Baxter and Jones, newly elected to the Madison County Board, were Hawkins puppets. That proved to be utter stupidity. Her only puppets, if she has any, are her immediate subordinates on the city payroll. Your idiotic remarks about this woman being Hawkins' puppet have no basis in fact. If you think they do, step up and prove it. Otherwise, you're nothing but farts in a whirlwind.

Anonymous said...

With a resounding POP, there went Billingsley's balloon...

Anonymous said...

the poster @12:16 has to be Don Drane

I don't know Jill Ford, but I would vote for her over Gerald Steen because Steen is a con-artist. Since Ms. Ford has decided to run for the legislature, who will challenge Steen? On the Madison County Board of Supervisors we have Gerald Steen (savvy politician who is a scoundrel), Paul Griffin (looking out for his peoples), Sheila Jones (actually trying to do the right things for the right reasons), Trey Baxter (IQ of 50, worthless, and doesn't understand the job), David Bishop (tries to play both sides of the fence).

Anonymous said...

I'll vote for Jill Ford. She will actually do what she believes instead of wetting her finger and holding it in the air to discern the direction of the political winds.

The only downside of a Ford win is that she can't run against Gerald Steen next time.

Anonymous said...

Mayor Mary haters will hate.

Anonymous said...

Ford will play the political game to have a seat at the table. She won’t buck the Republican Establishment.

Anonymous said...

I will vote for Jill Ford. I don't know her, but read her Facebook posts and like what I see.

Anonymous said...

Hey 12:17, Just remember "what ya see ain't always what ya get".

Anonymous said...

I’ve known Jill for probably 20 years. Rest assured she can and will make the difficult decisions when she believes it’s the right thing to do for her district. Why do you think that all stops were pulled out against her when she ran for supervisor? Someone was afraid she was gonna turn their apple basket over. I still want the Republican Party to explain why they did not call her, as they promised, when they counted the absentee ballots. I’m not convince she actually lost to Steen in 2016.

Anonymous said...

Sure wish she would've beat Steen.
Bet someone will run against him and WIN!

Anonymous said...

Fear Not Friends! Steens has the support of the entire Ridgeland Board of Alderpersons (save one), so there's that. He be bringin' home the bacon (and the asphalt).

Anonymous said...

12:19 PM, the only balloon popping is yours. Billingsley doesn't live in the district.

What did he ever do to you? You dig at him every time you get a chance. If you're that obsessed you should at least know where he lives.

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