Gov. Bryant sets date for Okolona special election

The election will be held on Jan. 9, 2018.

Posted: Dec 8, 2017 11:09 AM

OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) – Gov. Phil Bryant has set an official date for a special election to fill the position of town marshal in Okolona.

The election will be held on Jan. 9, 2018.

Tommie Ivy, Sr. will be on the ballot as the Democratic Party nominee.

His son, Tommie Ivy, Jr., will be on the ballot as an independent candidate.

This comes after months of turmoil to fill the position. 

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