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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 12, 2012
CONTACT: Pamela Weaver, (601) 270-4100

PRESS RELEASE--House District 59 Candidates


House of Representatives District 59 Candidates

The State Board of Election Commissioners met today (Wednesday, December 12, 2012) to approve the candidates for the vacant House of Representatives, District 59 Special Election.

The following candidates were approved to be placed on the ballot for HD 59:

Scot Allen
Benny L. Hubbard
Bradley Lum
Brent Powell

The special election will be held January 8, 2013.  If no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast in the special election, a runoff will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Please note, candidates in a special election do not claim party affiliation.  Therefore, no party affiliation will be listed on the special election ballot.