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Special election set for vacant House seat

The election will take place May 8.

Posted: Mar. 7, 2018 3:23 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) -- A special election has been set for May 8 to fill the vacancy in Mississippi House District 30.

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State Representative Robert Huddleston of Sumner retired last week after serving for 23 years.

Qualifying deadline for candidates is March 19.

If necessary, a runoff election will be held May 29.

District 30 includes parts of Bolivar, Quitman, Sunflower and Tallahatchie counties.

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