UPDATES: Bridgewater-Irving defeats Calcote in Ward 4

Published 7:32 pm Tuesday, April 9, 2024

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NATCHEZ – Unofficial results show Ward 4 incumbent Felicia Bridgewater-Irving narrowly defeated challenger Michael Calcote.

After absentee ballots were counted, Bridgewater-Irving had 252 votes to Calcote’s 231 votes.

In Ward 5, incumbent Benjamin Davis led challenger Jamar White, 84 to 71. However, no affidavit votes have been counted.

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Davis, who was on-hand at the Adams County Safe Room as results were announced, said he plans to “continue doing my job.”

Ward 1 Alderman Valencia Hall won re-election on Tuesday.

Hall defeated challenger Larry E. Hooper Jr. 266 to 206 in unofficial results, with 54 absentee votes outstanding.

We are still awaiting results in Ward 4 and Ward 5.

Mayor Dan Gibson, Municipal Judge Christina Daugherty and Ward 2 Alderman Billie Joe Frazier, Ward 3 Alderman Sarah Carter Smith, and Ward 6 Alderman Curtis Moroney were unopposed in the primary.