Election less than 2 weeks away
Local mayors face opposition
This year’s municipal elections are less than two weeks away and Greenville, Georgiana and McKenzie each have elections.
In Greenville, long-time mayor Dexter McLendon is facing opposition from Kenneth Crum.
Also, in District 3, incumbent Tommy Ryan and Joseph West will face off for that spot.
In District 4, incumbent Jimmy Lawson faces opposition from Jae’Ques Brown.
In other districts, Boris Thigpen, Ed Sims and Bryan Reynolds do not face opposition.
In Georgiana, current mayor Jerome Antone will face off with Franklin Betterton.
In District 1, Bernard Rudolph and Robbin McCombs are running.
In District 3, Carnell Littles, Jacqueline Gandy and Malvin Brewer are in a race against each other.
In District 5, Johnny Colvin and Tuwanna Whittle face each other.
For District 2, Larry Rudolph did not have opposition and in District 4, Darlene Busky is unopposed.
In McKenzie, current mayor Lester Odom Jr., faces opposition from Tammy Armstrong Bush.
No election was necessary for the town council with Betty Brown, Lori Brown, Greg Lampley, Haleigh Taunton and Jackie Davison running unopposed.
This year’s election is set for Aug. 25 and polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The deadline to apply for absentee ballot is Aug. 20.
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