UPDATE: The results are in from yesterday’s special election. Interim Circuit Clerk Freda Phillips will face off against former State Trooper Earnest Eichelberger in the November 5th elections. The election is to fill long-time circuit clerk Carl Mickens seat. Mickens retired earlier this year.
NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Noxubee County voters are filling the seat of long -time circuit clerk Carl Mickens who retired earlier this year.
Interim Circuit Clerk Freda Phillps, former Justice Court Judge Dirk Dickson and Shuqualak Resident Anthony Jenkins all qualified for the special election.
With three of eight boxes counted Phillips has the lead with 394 votes. Dickson has 126 of the votes, and Jenkins has 33 votes.
The winner will face former State Trooper Earnest Eichelberger who is running as an independent.
The general election is November 5.