Mayoral Debate

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The election for a new mayor for the City of Jackson is two weeks away and there are thirteen candidates that are looking for a win. All the candidates will be in West Jackson this week to explain why they are running for mayor.

On Thursday, March 27th, the Jackson Chamber of Commerce will host a Mayoral Debate at Jackson State University in the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium. This event will be from 7p.m. – 9p.m. If you plan on attending this debate, you need to be there before seven, because the doors will be closing in order to air the debate live on WLBT.

For more information call 601-948-7575.

Below are list of all the candidates.

Kenneth A. Swarts
Albert Wilson
Francis P. Smith, Jr.
Melvin V. Priester Jr.
Gwendolyn Ward Osborne Chapman
Tony T. Yarber
Harvey Johnson Jr.
Chokwe Antar Lumumba
John Horhn
Margaret Barrett-Simon
Rodrick “Rod” Walker
John E. Reed
Regina Quinn

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