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Absentee voting open for Nov. general election

Absentee voting is now taking place at the Jefferson Davis County Circuit Clerk’s Office for the Nov. 5 general election.

Voters may vote absentee at the JDC Circuit Clerk’s office Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The office will also be open from 8 a.m. until noon the two saturdays before the election, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff Ron Strickland won the Democratic ballot in August and will face Henry Allen McCullum in November.

On the general ballot, along with the sheriff, will be the Justice Court Judge Post 1 election. Ronnie Barnes will face Jurtyne Reimonez Youngblood in that race.

Charles Reid will face Independent candidate Joe Kerley for District 2 Supervisor in the general election and Bobby Rushing will face Willie Williams for the Districtr 5 Supervisor position.

JDC races on the ballot with no opponent will be Chancery Clerk Charlene Hall Fairley, Circuit Clerk Clint Langley, Coroner Dedra M. Johnson, Tax Assessor/Collector Kelley Ross-Brown, District 1 Supervisor Corky Holliman, District 3 Supervisor Demarrio ‘Casper’ Booth, District 4 Supervisor Terry ‘Red’ Mathis, Justice Court Judge Post 2 Calvin Lewis Graves, Constable Post 1 Michael E. Davis and Constable Post 2 Harod Rhodes.

State offices on the ballot are governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state auditor, state treasurer, commissioner of agriculture and commerce, commissioner of insurance, public service commissioner and transportation commissioner.

Also on the ballot are district attorney, senate and house positions.

Sample ballots will be run in future editions of The Headlight.

For more information, contact the Jefferson Davis County Circuit Clerks office at 601-792-4231.