Bay St. Louis councilman withdraws from supervisor's race

Bay St. Louis councilman withdraws from supervisor's race

BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) - One of the candidates in the Hancock County Board of Supervisors race no longer wants your vote. Lonnie Falgout had been running for the District Four seat. Now, the Bay St. Louis City Councilman has withdrawn from the race.

He says he wants to focus his attention on making improvements to the ward he represents in the city council.

In a press release he said, "To the wonderful people and businesses who have called me, welcomed me into their homes and businesses, plus trusted me in attempting to make Ward 6 and Bay St. Louis a better place to live, you deserve more. There's much more to be done and I will continue to fulfill this trust you have placed in me for the next two years. We have a lot of work to do – together."

Since he made the decision so close to next week's primary, Falgout's name will still appear on some ballots.

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