Horhn rallies supporters by promising results

January 26, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain Contributing Writer State Senator John Horhn has represented portions of Jackson in the halls of the state Capitol since 1993 and now wants to take that experience […]

Graham touts ‘experience’ to be mayor

September 22, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Hinds County District 1 Supervisor Robert Graham officially announced his candidacy for Jackson mayor Sept. 15, on the steps of the Hinds County Circuit Courthouse. […]

Lumumba, Graham seek mayoral post

May 26, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor The city of Jackson’s mayoral race has officially begun now that Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham– District 1 have officially […]

Tony Yarber, Chokwe Antar Lumumba headed to runoff in Jackson mayor’s race

April 10, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — City Council member Tony Yarber and Chokwe Antar Lumumba, son of the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, will be in an April 22 runoff to see who […]

Jackson mayor Harvey Johnson defeated in primary

May 8, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Local businessman Jonathan Lee will face city Councilman Chokwe Lumumba in a May 21 primary for the Democratic race for mayor.

Incumbent Mayor Harvey Johnson, who was facing 10 Democratic challengers on the ballot, conceded defeat Tuesday evening.

“I’m obviously disappointed in the results of the election, but this is the American way. We have to respect the Democratic process, we’ll do that and move forward,” Johnson said. “I’m looking at accomplishments. I’m looking at a legacy and I’m fairly sure whoever assumes the office of mayor in the next four years will build on that foundation we’ve built over the past 12 years.”

Businessman Jonathan Lee and Jackson Councilman Chokwe Lumumba advance to a mayoral runoff election on May 21.