Hub City to try again to elect a mayor
by Associated Press
Published: September 24,2013
Tags: ballot, city, city government, City of Hattiesburg, court, Dave Ware, election, election law, Johnny Dupree, legal, mayor, mistrial, municipal, municipality, poll, special election, vote, voter, Voting, William Coleman
HATTIESBURG — City of Hattiesburg residents head to the polls today for a rematch in the city’s mayoral race.
Democratic Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree recorded 37 more votes than his challenger, Independent Dave Ware, in a June 4 election.
The new election was called by Judge William Coleman after a mistrial was declared in a suit brought by Ware, challenging the outcome.
Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
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