Special election to fill vacant state Senate seat - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Special election to fill vacant state Senate seat

Posted: Updated:

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A special election will be held Tuesday, February 16th to fill the Senate District 36 seat left vacant after Senator Vincent Davis resigned last December. 

District 36 has precincts in Claiborne, Copiah,  Hinds and Jefferson counties. 

7 candidates have qualified for the race:

  • Albert Butler, Port Gibson
  • Jerry L. Cain, Sr., Fayette
  • Elvis E. Colenberg, Fayette
  • Kenneth H. Ramsey, Hazlehurst
  • Jimmy D. Strong, Utica
  • Ken Dale Sullivan, Wesson
  • Jazma Wheeler, Crystal Springs

 A runoff election will be held March 9th if necessary.

©2010 WLBT. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow