Special Election

April 8th

Over the last couple of weeks, community residents have flooded into auditoriums, cafeterias, and college campuses to hear from candidates running for Mayor for the City of Jackson. Based on the hundreds that have shown up to each forum, we know our viewers are actively participating in the democratic process, however this is just a friendly reminder to get out and vote on Tuesday, April 8th.

Polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.

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

Here is a snippet of Fannie Lou Hamer, recounting her experience when she tried to register to vote in 1962.

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