Nunnelee, a 55-year-old Republican from Tupelo, can expect the same opponent from two years ago who described the congressman’s voting record as liberal on federal spending and mushy toward decreasing the size of government.
Libertarian candidate Danny Bedwell of Columbus will mount another long-shot campaign to win the Nov. 4 election.
No other candidates have announced intentions to seek the congressional seat that covers 22 counties. The deadline to file qualifying papers to join the race is 5 p.m. March 1. The party primary is June 3 and the general election Nov. 4.