Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann checking Hattiesburg mayor absentee votes

November 3, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is examining absentee ballots from Hattiesburg’s recent special election.

The review will not change the outcome of the election. Incumbent Democrat Johnny DuPree won a fourth term by 202 votes over challenger Dave Ware, after the initial vote was thrown out by Forrest County Circuit Judge William Coleman…