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Runoffs to Fill Mississippi Legislative Seats Begin Tuesday

Special runoffs to fill four positions in the Mississippi Legislative houses begin Tuesday, October 13.

Two open seats will be voted on for the House of Representatives and Senate, respectively.

Businessman Bart Williams and educator Joyce Meek Yates are vying for a seat on the Senate in Choctaw, Montgomery, Oktibbeha and Webster counties.

Bank chairman Bill Sones and attorney Jason Barrett are running for the second open spot in the Senate in Copiah, Lawrence, Lincoln and Walthall counties.

Former Lowndes County School District superintendent Lynn Wright and pool service owner David M. Chism are running for a position on the House in Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.

Former teacher Robert C. “Bob” Lee Jr. and Jackson City Councilman De’Keither A. Stamps are running for the House in Hinds County.

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