Deadline to File for State Elections is Today; Pritchett to Announce for Auditor

JACKSON, Miss.–The deadline to file to run for state office is today and another candidate is expected to announce she is running for state auditor of Mississippi.

Jocelyn Pritchett, A.K.A. Joce, said in a news release Thursday that her announcement will be on the capitol steps Friday morning.

The Jackson native runs Pritchett Engineering and Planning, LLC, in nFlowood. She is one of the people who filed a lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s ban on same-sex marriage, and plans to run as a Democrat. As of this writing, she will face Charles Graham, of Jackson, for the Democrat nomination.