An Oktibbeha County supervisor has announced she will seek state office after a longtime Golden Triangle policymaker announced his decision to step down due to health reasons.

Bricklee Miller mug

Bricklee Miller

District 4 Supervisor Bricklee Miller, a Republican, told the Starkville Daily News on Tuesday she would run to fill the District 15 senate seat left vacant by state Sen. Gary Jackson, a French Camp Republican.

Jackson announced on June 1 he would step down, effective June 30.

Gov. Tate Reeves has yet to announce the dates for the qualifying deadline and date of the special election to fill Jackson’s expired term.

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