Bryant narrows dates for special election — September date possible

Gov. Phil Bryant has reportedly said Hattiesburg’s special mayoral election will be on or around Sept. 24.

Bryant spokesman Mick Bullock said there is no official confirmation on the date.

Incumbent Mayor Johnny DuPree won the June 4 election, finishing 37 votes ahead of challenger Dave Ware.

In addition to DuPree and Ware, the ballot also will include Nathan Jordan, Shawn O’Hara and Clyde Stewart.

Hattiesburg American
8/19