County Democrats meet presidential candidates at debate

DeSoto County Democrats were on hand as part of the recent second round of televised Democratic Party presidential debates held in Detroit, Michigan. Activist Kelly Jacobs (left) of Hernando and Alexis Cobb (right), a recent graduate of DeSoto Central High School, in person viewed the debates that were seen on CNN. They are shown with presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Jacobs is a member of the state Democratic Party and Cobb will be voting in her first Democratic party primary on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Cobb is also a poll worker and plans to study political science at the University of Richmond, Virginia. Jacobs is also known in party circles for her striking political dresses and at the debate invited former Vice President Joe Biden to a state Democratic Party event in Tunica on Sept. 14.

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