September 1, 2010
Hinds County Special Circuit Judge Melvin Priester is seeking his first elected judicial position after five years in appointed seats.
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Melvin Priester Sr. won a seat as Hinds County Court Judge in yesterday's runoff election.
Priester, who faced Jackson attorney Brent Southern in subdistrict 1, will take the seat of Judge William Barnett, who did not seek re-election, after a swearing-in ceremony Jan. 3. Priester ...