Ballot set for House special election

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - JACKSON, MS (WLOX) - We now know who will be on the ballot for voters in House District 116 in Harrison County. The seat became vacant last month after Republican Steven Palazzo of Biloxi was elected to Congress.

The eight candidates include:

Jim Atchison of Biloxi
Travis Burke of D'Iberville
Jamie Creel of Biloxi
Todd Echelberry of D'Iberville
Casey Eure of Biloxi
Jessamyn Hogue of Biloxi
Quentin Lyles of D'Iberville
Chuck Stein of Biloxi @@

The election is January 11, 2011. If necessary, a runoff election will be held February 1. The winner will serve the final year of the four-year term.

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