There will be a runoff in the race for Jackson's Ward 3 City Council seat. All 15 precincts have reported in this special election, and the wife of former councilman Kenneth Stokes, La-Rita Cooper-Stokes, is the leader with 884 votes.
Joyce Jackson picked up 477 votes -- so she and Stokes will be in a runoff February 28th.
The winner will fill the seat vacated by Kenneth stokes, who was elected to the hinds county board of supervisors.
Eleven candidates were on the ballot.
Ward 3 Special Election
|Joyce M. Jackson||477||22.650|
|Harrison Michael, II||67||3.181|
|Gweldolyn Ward Osborne-Chapman||10||0.475|
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