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Jefferson attorney announces run against Posey for Senate

A Jefferson County attorney has become the second Democratic hopeful in the race for state senator from the district that also includes Claiborne County.

E. Vincent Davis, 39, a first-time office-seeker and an attorney from Fayette, has filed as a candidate for the Democratic nomination from District 36. Another Jefferson countian, Democratic Sen. Lynn Posey, 47, of Union Church, had filed for re-election to a fifth term.

In addition to Claiborne County, the district includes parts of Claiborne, Jefferson, Copiah, Hinds and Lincoln counties.

State and county elections, including those for governor and all seats in the state Legislature, are set for this fall. Party primaries are Aug. 5 and the general election is set for Nov. 4.

The deadline for all candidates to file is March 1.

Others who have filed for candidacy for Warren County and legislative posts are:

Chancery clerk: Dot McGee, 65, Democrat.

Circuit clerk: Shelly Ashley-Palmertree, 33, Democrat; Mike Caruthers, 47, independent; Bertha Conner, 55, independent; Trey Miller, 36, Republican.

Central District constable: Rudolph Walker, 49, Democrat.

Northern District constable: Eddie Hoover, 38, independent; Glenn McKay, 40, Democrat.

Southern District constable: John Henry Heggins, 40, Democrat; Victor Worrell, 41, independent.

Coroner: John Thomason, 44, independent.

Central District justice court judge: Richard Bradford, 59, Democrat.

Northern District justice court judge: W.B. Duggins, 75, independent; Bill Jeffers, 35, independent; Greg Kurtz, 36, independent.

Southern District justice court judge: Joe Crevitt, 65, Democrat.

District 1 supervisor: David McDonald, 53, Republican; Michael Terry, 56, independent.

District 2 supervisor: Michael Mayfield, 44, Democrat.

District 3 supervisor: Betty Jackson, 61, independent; Charles Selmon, 43, Democrat.

District 4 supervisor: Carl Flanders, 33, independent; Reginald King, 56, independent; Bill Lauderdale, 55, independent.

District 5 supervisor: Richard George, 53, independent; Joe Wooley, 60, independent.

Tax assessor: Richard Holland, 47, Democrat.

Tax collector: Patricia Simrall, 56, Democrat.

Circuit Court District 9 District Attorney: Gil Martin, 58, independent.

District 54 representative: Chester Masterson, 69, Republican; Alex Monsour, 40, Republican.

District 55 representative: George Flaggs, 49, Democrat.

District 56 representative: Jep Barbour, 41, Republican.

District 85 representative: Chuck Middleton, 43, Democrat.

District 23 senator: Mike Chaney, 59, Republican.