A special election has been set for former State Senator Sally Doty’s seat in District 39. It will be held on September 22nd.

The seat was vacated by Doty after her appointment to the Mississippi Public Utilities Staff. Governor Tate Reeves named her as the newest Staff Director.

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Doty represented Copiah, Lawrence, Lincoln and Walthall County voters.

The qualifying deadline for individuals interested in running is Monday, August 3, 2020. These dates were also confirmed by Governor Tate Reeves’ office.