Jury will decide Madison County Supervisor’s race

MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) – Special Judge Henry Lackey has ruled that a jury should decide the winner in last year’s Madison County District Four Supervisor’s Race.

Republican David Bishop was declared the winner by two votes over incumbent Democrat Karl Banks. In question is the validity and inclusion of 31 Ballots raised by Banks and 14 ballots raised by Bishop. Banks took his case to court.

In his order, Lackey said the matter should be tried immediately.