Jackson City Council to Discuss Special Election

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Jackson, Miss.

The Jackson City Council will meet Monday to set the date for a special election to replace the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.

Under state law, the election must be held in 30-45 days after council sets the date.

The 66-year-old Lumumba died Tuesday at St. Dominic's Hospital.

City Council President Charles Tillman is Jackson's acting mayor.

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