Author: Rita Howell, The Panolian
Polls open this morning at 7 a.m. for the special election to fill the Mississippi District 11 House seat vacated with the February 4 death of Rep. Joe Gardner.
Seeking the office are Marshall Bartlett, 24, of Como; Anderson Boothe, 29, of Batesville; Lataisha Jackson, 29, of Como and Ederic Kerney, of Sardis.
Polls will remain open until 7 p.m. in 14 Panola precincts located within District 11: Como. Pleasant Mount, West Sardis, South Sardis, Pleasant Grove, Curtis, Macedonia-Concord, Batesville No 3, Courtland, Tocowa, East Batesville, North Batesville A, North Batesville B and Enon. District 11 includes most of western Panola County and a portion of Tate County.