Cassandra Wilson has seen a pattern of low voter turnouts for elections in Coahoma County the past several years and decided to do something about it.
Wilson held a voter registration drive at the old Harvest Foods parking lot on DeSoto Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, passing out forms for people to register.
They say forbidden fruit is the sweetest and many in our community have taken a big bite over the past six weeks.
I have repeatedly said the only businesses that honored the state, city and county’s request to shutdown were local, law abiding folk who truly care more for their community than the almighty dollar.
The GOP party primary was delayed this week and elections to pick the mayor’s appointments to Clarksdale Public Utilities board of director and Clarksdale Municipal School District board of trustee has also been delayed.
Former Vice President Joe Biden won the Presidential Democratic Primary in Coahoma County with 2,382 votes (76.81 percent), while incumbent President Donald Trump won the Republican Primary with 203 votes (96.67 percent).
Tuesday’s Democratic primary ballots will list 10 presidential candidates but seven have dropped out.
The latest to quit the race are Michael Bloomberg Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Deval Patrick, Tom Steyer and Andrew Yang
I once had a wise old sheriff in Warren County tell me he never stopped running for office.
His thinking was as soon as the most recent election was over, he needed to be working on staying in office with the next election just four years away.
He never was defeated in an election. They indicted him and he resigned.
Percy L. Lynchard, the Sr. Chancellor for the 3rd Chancery District of Mississippi has filed qualifying documents Secretary of State’s office to be a candidate for the Mississippi Supreme Court, District 3, Place 3.