HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WJTV) — Hattiesburg’s new mayor was a voice for the Pine Belt in Jackson as a Mississippi State Representative.
However, with Mayor Toby Barker’s new job as the Hub City’s mayor, he leaves a vacant seat in the House of Representatives for District 102.
So far, Cory Ferraez and Kathryn Rehner have said they will run for the position.
A spokesperson for Gov. Phil Bryant’s office said a date for the special election had not been set yet.