Diamondhead residents vote in Ward 2, Ward 3 special elections today

Diamondhead is at the polls today for special elections to fill vacant council seats.

Ward 2 was vacated after former Councilman Alan Moran resigned after his arrest on sex charges. Ricky Sheppard stepped down from his position as Ward 3 councilman because he and his family moved into Ward 2.

Polls are open in Diamondhead until 7 p.m. today. If necessary, a runoff will be held May 31.

Candidates for Ward 2 are David Hart, Anna Demarco Liese and Ricky Sheppard.

Candidates for Ward 3 are John J. Cumberland, Jesse Flies Jamie Wetzel Morgan and Carl L. Necaise.

Ballots are being cast at the Diamondhead Community Center.

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