Governor Reeves sets special election and makes appointment to Jackson County Court

JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves has set a special election on July 19, 2022, to fill the vacancy in House District 119 created by the resignation of Representative Sonya Williams-Barnes.

The qualifying deadline for this special election is May 30, 2022.

Governor Reeves has appointed R. Keith Miller of Pascagoula to the County Court of Jackson County, Place 1 (Youth Court) to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of long-serving County Court Judge Sharon W. Sigalas.

Miller currently serves as the Municipal Judge in Moss Point and will assume his judicial duties as a County Court Judge effective May 28, 2022. Miller will serve as County Court Judge through the remainder of 2022.

The writ for the House District 119 special election can be found here.

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