Election qualifying now until March

In 2011, the next local and statewide election cycle comes around.  Those incumbents wishing to run for re-election, as well as those wishing to challenge them, can begin qualifying next Tuesday, January 4, with the Circuit Clerk’s office in the Copiah County Courthouse in Hazlehurst.  The deadline to meet qualifications is Tuesday, March 1.
The election involves all local offices, except for Chancery and Circuit judgeships, as well as all statewide offices.  The party primaries will be held on Tuesday, August 2, and the general election is Tuesday, November 8.
Whether interested in running in the party primary or as an independent in the general election, please come to the office of Circuit Clerk Edna Stevens or contact her office at 601-894-1241.

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