Young Reelected, Alcohol Passes in Philadelphia

Mayor James Young

Philadelphia, Miss.
Democrat James Young won a close race in Philadelphia. He defeated Republican Roy White to win his second term as mayor.

And voters also decided the issue of alcohol sales in the city. The measure passed overwhelmingly.

Philadelphia Mayor's Race
James Young (D / Inc.) 1,312 51%
Roy White (R) 1,264 49%

Philadelphia Alcohol Referendum
For 1,858 74%
Against 642 26%

Philadelphia Ward 1 Board Of Alderman
Josh Gamblin (R) 498 78%
John Cooke (D) 144 22%

Philadelphia Alderman - At - Large
Willie Jackson (R) 1,348 53%
Leroy Clemons (D) 1,219 47%