Favre edges out incumbent in Bay St. Louis mayoral runoff

Mike Favre has defeated incumbent Les Fillingame in a runoff to win the democratic nomination for Mayor of Bay St. Louis.

Favre received 54 percent of the vote to Fillingame’s 46 percent. That total includes additional absentee and affidavit ballots counted Tuesday night. 

Favre will face Republican Jeff Harding in the June 6 general election.