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.