Columbus holding special election to fill vacant councilman position

Columbus voters in Ward 4 will cast their votes to fill the vacant councilman position after the former councilman resigned.

Posted: Jul 9, 2019 12:49 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Ward 4 voters will soon decide who will fill the vacant councilman position.

The special election will be held on Aug. 20.

Candidates have until 5 p.m. on July 31 to qualify.

A runoff is scheduled for Sept. 10.

Voters can cast their ballots at Stephens Chapel, Propst Community Center and Fire Station #1.

Former councilman Fred Jackson resigned from the position on Wednesday. 

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