Fields set for judicial races

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By: 
RYAN PHILLIPS
SDN EDITOR

The slate of candidates is now official for the upcoming non-partisan judicial races across Mississippi.

Friday marked the qualifying deadline for candidates to qualify for the following races: Mississippi Supreme Court Justice, Mississippi Court of Appeals Justice, circuit, chancery and county court judges.

The next deadline for qualified candidates in the various judicial races will be June 8 at 5 p.m., when periodic campaign finance reports will be due for both candidates and political committees.

The general election will be Nov. 6.

The ballot will include races for judicial offices, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, county school board members and certain school district trustees.

14TH CHANCERY DISTRICT

Chancery Court Judge, District 14-1

Elizabeth Fox Ausbern

Gene Barton

R. Todd Bennett

Rodney Faver

Lee Ann Turner

Chancery Court Judge, District 14-2

Gary Street Goodwin

Carrie A. Jourdan
Joseph N. "Joe" Studdard

Chancery Court Judge, District 14-3

Paula Drungole-Ellis

Roy A’. Perkins

The 14th Chancery District covers all of Noxubee County and portions of Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.

16TH CIRCUIT DISTRICT

Circuit Court Judge, District 16-1

• James T. Kitchens

Circuit Court Judge, District 16-2

• Lee J. Howard

Circuit Court Judge, subdistrict 16-3

• Lee S. Coleman

The 16th Circuit Court District covers Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties.

FIFTH CIRCUIT DISTRICT

Circuit Court Judge, District 5-1

Joseph H. “Joey” Loper, Jr.

Circuit Court Judge, District 5-2

George M. Mitchell, Jr.

The Fifth Circuit Court District includes Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery, Webster, Winston counties.

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