Two people running against Blackwell for Sixth District Circuit Judge’s seat

Published 6:15 pm Friday, February 4, 2022

NATCHEZ — Three people are vying for the Sixth District Circuit Court Judge’s seat currently held by Judge Debra Blackwell while Judge Lillie Sanders is running unopposed in upcoming elections.

District 6 includes Adams, Amite, Franklin and Wilkinson counties.

Adams County Circuit Clerk Eva Givens said Justice Court Judge Eileen Maher and attorney Timothy Blalock are running against Blackwell.

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Incumbent Judge Walt Brown is also unopposed in the race for County Court Judge, Givens said.

The deadline to register to vote in the election is 5 p.m. May 9. The primary election begins June 7 while a runoff, if needed, is June 28. The general election is Nov. 8.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. on election day.