Runoff Elections Today | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Runoff Elections Today

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m today for state and local runoff elections.


Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree and Clarksdale businessman Bill Luckett, both Democrats, face each other in the governors race while Republican Lynn Fitch, of Madison, and state Sen. Lee Yancey, of Brandon, face each other in the treasurer's race.

In Hinds County, incumbent Doug Anderson is in a runoff with fellow Democrat David Archie for supervisor in District 2, and Jerry Moore and Eddie Wheeler are in a runoff for Hinds County constable in District 1. Will Longwitz and Charles Barbour are competing for state senator for District 25, which includes parts of Madison and Hinds County.

If you have problems at the polls, call: U.S. Justice Department, 800-253-3931; Mississippi Secretary of State's Office Election Hotline, 800-829-6786; Mississippi Protection and Advocacy System (for disabled voters), 800-772-4057; Protect the Vote hotline, 1-888-601-VOTE. Also call the Jackson Free Press newsroom: 601-362-6121 ext. 14 or 16.

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