Former councilwoman to run for state Senate

Published: Jul. 15, 2021 at 4:36 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Former Meridian city councilwoman, Kim Houston, will be a candidate for state Senate District 32.

Houston posted her intentions to Facebook Thursday afternoon. The Democrat served two terms on the Meridian City Council and ran unsuccessfully for mayor this year.

Houston will make her formal announcement Tuesday, July 20, with a series of appearances in the four counties that make up the district.

Here’s the schedule:
10:30 a.m.Lauderdale Co. CourthouseMeridian
12:30 p.m.Kemper Co. CourthouseDeKalb
2:30 p.m.Winston Co. CourthouseLouisville
4:00 p.m.Noxubee Co. CourthouseMacon
Gov. Tate Reeves set the special election to fill the vacated seat for Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Sampson Jackson resigned his office June 30 with 2 and a half years remaining in the term. Jackson told Newscenter 11 that his son, Keith, will run for the office.
The qualifying deadline for candidates is Monday, Sept. 13.

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