Jackson Co. Sheriff's race heading to runoff election

Jackson Co. Sheriff's race heading to runoff election

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The race for Jackson County Sheriff is going to a runoff. Mike Ezell will face Scott McIlrath in a runoff election November 25.

Ezell received 42 percent of the vote in Tuesday's election, compared to McIlrath's 15.4 percent.

The winner of the runoff election will serve the remainder of former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd's term in office, which is one year.

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