Primary sets stage for general election
A capacity crowd filled the court room as Democratic Executive Committee members counted and announced primary election results on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Around 3200 residents cast their ballots from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., narrowing down the field for November’s general election.
Getting the nod for the Democratic ticket were: K.C. Hamp for Sheriff; Rechelle Siggers for Chancery Clerk, Glenn Grant for coroner; Steve Chandler for Superintendent of Education; Rodney Hibbler for Justice Court Judge, Northern District; Lil Joe Anderson for Constable, Southern District; James Dunn for Beat 1 Supervisor; Cedric “Bam Bam” Burnett for Beat 2 Supervisor; Phyllis Williams for Beat 3 Supervisor; Henry “Lil Sonny” Nickson for Beat 4 Supervisor and Louise Linzy for Justice Court Judge, Southern District. A run-off election, set for Aug. 23, will be held for the post of tax assessor and collector and Beat 5 Supervisor.