With less than a week left before the special election, the four-way race for the vacant Senate District 15 seat has attracted more than $156,000 in contributions, campaign finance reports show.
A total of seven candidates filed qualifying paperwork for two vacant seats in the Golden Triangle delegation to the state Legislature before the Monday deadline.
With less than a week before the qualifying deadline, former Lowndes County School District Superintendent Lynn Wright is so far the only candidate to file qualifying paperwork to run for the House District 37 special election.
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for a special election to determine who will fill the unexpired term of Ward 1 Columbus Councilman Gene Taylor, who died Aug. 5.
A field of nine candidates will square off Sept. 24 in a special election to fill the Ward 1 city council position left vacant by the Aug. 6 death of Gene Taylor.
A special election for the Ward 1 council position is officially slated for Sept 24.
Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks believes voters are being “manipulated and misled” by candidates in the absentee voting process, and he is asking for a state investigation.
A special election for the Ward 4 councilman vacancy is officially set for Aug. 20.
A representative for Vote Yes for Starkville Parks says the group is seeking input on whether it needs to submit a campaign finance report after missing Thursday’s filing deadline for a May 30 special election.
Two more people filed Monday to run in a special U.S. Senate election in Mississippi, bringing the field of candidates to five.