Standing before family, friends and community supporters, Tiffany Sturdivant formally declared her campaign for the District 41 state representative seat as a write-in candidate on the Riverwalk in Columbus on Wednesday.
Columbus Municipal Judge Marc Amos has found himself with an unexpected work load.
Columbus Municipal Judge Nicole Clinkscales has resigned her position from the bench to run for a position in the state Legislature.
The head of Mississippi’s Commission on Judicial Performance is openly questioning whether a Columbus municipal judge can stay on the bench while seeking election to the state Legislature.
Two candidates have stepped up to face Ward 5 Columbus councilman Kabir Karriem as write-in candidates for District 41 representative.
Write-in candidates are eligible for election in the Democratic primary for District 41 representative, and that has opened the possibility of formalized write-in campaigns for the seat.