JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)– Former U.S. Representative Mike Espy campaigned Thursday night in Jackson for senate.
Espy was at Fenian’s Pub where he received an endorsement from the Humans Rights Campaign.​ While he is not officially endorsing former vice president Joe Biden, he prefers ​
him at the top of the ticket. ​
Mississippi’s primary is Tuesday, and Joe Biden will be in Jackson Sunday. Espy says he ​
aligns himself better with Biden’s policies than with Senator Bernie Sanders. ​​

Biden will be at New Hope Baptist Church Sunday morning, then it’s off to Tougaloo College in the afternoon. ​ 12 news political analyst Nathan Shrader predicts Biden to take Mississippi in the democratic primary. ​​

Shrader expects much of former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg’s support to go to Biden. ​

Espy is running against two other democrats in the upcoming primary Tobey Bartee and Jensen Bohren ​
Cindy Hyde-Smith is the incumbent and appears on the republican ballot.