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Mayor, ag commissioner candidate dies in car accident

PICKENS — Mayor Joel Gill, who was a past candidate for Mississippi agriculture commissioner and U.S. Congress, has died in a car accident. He was 61. His wife Ann Gill said he died yesterday afternoon in the accident. Gill, a Democrat, was elected mayor in 2009 and had served as an alderman before then in […] [...]

Five candidates qualify for Greenville mayor’s race

by Associated Press Published: October 5,2012

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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 […] [...]

Commissioners delay decision on Dems’ replacement candidates

by Associated Press Published: September 11,2012

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JACKSON — State election commissioners have delayed a decision on whether to let Democrats replace their nominee in south Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District. Commissioners will meet again to discuss the issue tomorrow, which also is the deadline for commissioners to give county elections officials the sample ballot for the Nov. 6 elections. In March, Michael […] [...]

Herrington drops out of District 4 congressional race

by Associated Press Published: September 4,2012

Tags: campaign, candidate, election, financial problems, illness, political party, politician, Politics, race, sickness, vote, voter, Voting

HATTIESBURG — Mississippi Democrats plan to choose a new nominee to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo in the Nov. 6 general election. Democratic chairman Rickey Cole tells The Associated Press that Michael Herrington of Hattiesburg has filed papers to withdraw from the 4th District race in the southern part of the state. Herrington won […] [...]

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