Newest city’s first election draws plenty of candidates
Published: June 3,2013
BYRAM — There are 20 names on tomorrow’s ballot for the first municipal election in Mississippi’s newest city. Three of them want to become the first mayor of Byram. There are two at-large candidates for the Board of Alderman, four candidates in Ward 1, three in Ward 6, and two each in Wards 2-5.
The Clarion-Ledger reports Independent Richard White, Democrat Kevin Lavine and Republican Phil Rodgers are running for mayor.
White spent nearly 20 years as a Republican state senator for District 29, has been on the Board of Aldermen for four years and owns Richard’s Front Wheel Drive auto repair and service. Rodgers is manager of Swinging Bridge RV Park. Lavine has 25 years of law enforcement and community service.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Alcorn president launches new customer service task force
- NEW IN MADISON COUNTY — Mississippi Bio-Medical Business Collaboratory to be introduced Friday
- David Duval, former British Open winner, joins Sanderson Farms field
- Court rules against Greenwood councilwoman; must give up office
- GreenTech holds grand opening of neighborhood electric vehicle plant
- Cochran continues to reach out to African American voters
- Turner Grain’s bankruptcy will help consolidate lawsuits alleging breach of contract
- Peoples Bank reports quarterly loss due to bad loans
- Senators write letter over Waters of the United States proposal