JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly has won reelection in north Mississippi.
Kelly is a former district attorney and Tupelo city prosecutor.
He’s been in the House since winning a 2015 special election.
Kelly is a brigadier general in Mississippi’s National Guard who serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Agriculture Committee and the Military Personnel subcommittee.
Throughout his congressional career, he’s advocated for higher military spending and better healthcare for veterans.
Kelly defeated self-described democratic socialist and first-time candidate Antonia Eliason, a law professor at the University of Mississippi.