Another "Stokes" wins Jackson's Ward 3 seat - - Jackson, MS

Another "Stokes" wins Jackson's Ward 3 seat

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Voters in Jackson's Ward 3 were back at the polls Tuesday.

They're choosing a new representative for the city council in a runoff between LaRita Cooper-Stokes and Joyce Jackson.

According to the Hinds County Election website, Stokes received 1029 votes and Jackson received 951 votes.

The winner replaces former Councilman Kenneth Stokes, who resigned after he was elected to the Hinds County Board of Supervisors.

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