It looks like we have a few more party defections to report. A state senator and state representative have jumped to the Repuglicans. My guess is that Senator Hyde-Smith is going to throw her hat into the open Ag Commissioner seat in the 2011 races. The Democrats now have a razor thin majority in the state senate; however, the Senate is controlled by Republican Lt. Governor (and 2011 Gov. candidate) Phil Bryant. The House still has a Democratic majority for the time being. Check out the article below.