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).
CLARKSDALE – The Coahoma County Circuit Clerk’s office will be open for absentee voting from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday for the upcoming March 10 primary election.
The March Primary will see voters pick presidential, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senate and levee board candidates for both the Democratic and Republican party.
Mayor Chuck Espy said he wants to avoid the controversy and cronyism of appointing citizens to the Clarksdale Public Utility board to a public vote and his appointment to the Clarksdale Municipal School District to a decision by students at the high school.
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.