Whitwell wins Ward 1 city council seat - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Whitwell wins Ward 1 city council seat

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Residents of Jackson's Ward 1 have selected a new representative on the city council.

Lobbyist Quentin Whitwell picked up a whopping 4,179 votes and won all eleven of the ward's precincts.

Whitwell defeated attorney Patricia Ice. Ice had 501 votes in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Weill, who won his bid to become a Hinds County circuit court judge.

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