Lynn Wright sworn in Friday for Mississippi House District 37 seat


JACKSON, MISS. (WCBI) – People who live in Mississippi House District 37 now have a new representative.

Former Lowndes County School Superintendent Lynn Wright is sworn in today in Jackson by House Speaker Phillip Gunn.

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Wright won the runoff election earlier this week against local businessman David Chism.

The seat was held for years by Republican Gary Chism who retired this summer.