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Qualifying deadline for District 39 special election set for August 3rd

By: Sarah Ulmer - July 20, 2020

A special election has been set for former State Senator Sally Doty’s seat in District 39. It will be held on September 22nd.

The seat was vacated by Doty after her appointment to the Mississippi Public Utilities Staff. Governor Tate Reeves named her as the newest Staff Director.

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Doty represented Copiah, Lawrence, Lincoln and Walthall County voters.

The qualifying deadline for individuals interested in running is Monday, August 3, 2020. These dates were also confirmed by Governor Tate Reeves’ office.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: