JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - “The New Magnolia” flag will appear on November’s ballot to possibly become the state’s new flag.
The state flag commission selected the design Wednesday morning over the other finalist, known as “The Great River Flag.”
“The Great River Flag” | Designer: Micah Whitson
The nine-member commission voted 8-1 in favor of “The New Magnolia” flag.
In November, Mississippi voters will either approve or vote against the flag.
If the flag doesn't receive majority approval, the commission will select another flag for another vote the following year.
On Tuesday, WTVA reporter Rhea Thornton interviewed the designer of the magnolia flag. Open this link to watch the interview.
WTVA created an online poll. Open this link to vote.