District 3 runoff will round out November’s General Election ballot

Published 9:06 pm Friday, August 23, 2019

County voters return to the polls Tuesday to resolve runoff elections in one local and one statewide race.

Polls will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, and voters must show a driver’s license or other government-issued photo identification.

People who voted in one party’s Aug. 6 primary are not allowed to vote in the other party’s runoff.

Those who did not vote Aug. 6 may vote in either runoff.

Locally, voters in District 3 will be asked to cast their vote for either Shawn Jackson or incumbent Charles Selmon to determine the Democratic nominee for District 3 Warren County supervisor.

The winner faces independent David Sharp in November.

The major statewide race involves the runoff for the Republican nominee for governor between Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr.

Other supervisor candidates who will be on the ballot in November include:

District 1

*John Arnold (I)

Edward Herring (R)    

District 2

William Vollor Halpin (I)   

*William H. Banks Jr. (D) 

Stan Collins (I)  

District 3

Runoff winner

(Jackson/*Selmon)

David Shaw (I)

District 4

Marty Crevitt (R)   

Jeffery P. Holland (I)

District 5

Kelle Banks Barfield (R)

Hunter Vinzant (I)

*Richard George (I) 

Carl Campbell (I)

* – Incumbent

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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