Governor Tate Reeves has announced a special election date to fill the seat of House District 23, following the resignation of Jim Beckett.
I’ve declared a special election to fill the vacancy in House of Representatives District 23.
The election will be held January 10, 2023. pic.twitter.com/WSuhO3QDJC
— Governor Tate Reeves (@tatereeves) October 24, 2022
Beckett, who was recently appointed by Reeves as executive director for the Mississippi Public Utilities Staff, was first elected in 2004.
If no candidates receive a majority of the vote on January 10, 2023, a runoff election will be held on January 31, 2023. The deadline for candidates to qualify is November 21.
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