Former mayoral candidate appointed to city election commission

TUPELO – Mayor Jason Shelton has appointed a one-time political opponent to the city’s election commission.

On Tuesday, the Tupelo City Council approved Shelton’s nomination of Fred Pitts to fill a vacancy on the municipal election commission.

Pitts served a term on the City Council from 2009-13 representing Ward 2 and unsuccessfully ran for mayor against Shelton in 2013.

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