Gov. Bryant sets Sept. 12 as date for Dist. 102 special election

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – Governor Phil Bryant has set a date of Sept. 12 for the special election for House District 102.

The seat was vacated when former Rep. Toby Barker was sworn in as the newly-elected mayor of Hattiesburg.

The qualifying deadline is July 24.

If necessary, a runoff will be held on Oct. 3.