Canton Alderman wants Senator replaced

CANTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) –

A Canton City alderman is asking state officials to replace State Senator Kenneth Wayne Jones.

We have a copy of a letter sent to Governor Phil Bryant by Ward 6 Alderman Eric Gilkey.

Gilkey says the Governor should call a special election. He claims Jones has accepted a position with Canton Municipal Utilities.

He also sent a letter to State Auditor Stacey Pickering asking him to recoup any funds paid to Senator Jones while he has held the position in Canton while also serving as state Senator.

WLBT
8/25/14