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Five candidates qualify for Greenville mayor's race

GREENVILLE — Five people have qualified to run for mayor of Greenville in the Oct. 22 special election.

The Delta Democrat Times reports the special election comes 30 days after former Mayor Chuck Jordan announced his resignation. Jordan made his decision after learning he has advanced-stage pancreatic cancer.

Under the city charter, an election must be held within 30 days of a vacancy.

The candidates, who will run without party designation, are Danyelle Mi’chelle Singletary-Kimble, an employee of Helping Hands Hospice Care; Phil Vazzana, a former architect; Cassandra Wilson McMiller, Greenville Mid-Delta Airport’s executive assistant; John Cox, a local attorney; and, former alderman Carl McGee.

Polls will open for the special election at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

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