Saturday, March 4, 2017

And they are off to the races

Here is the unofficial list of qualified candidates for the 2017 Jackson municipal elections.




16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Kenneth Stokes will win by a landslide.We need someone like him to make Jackson great again.

Anonymous said...

Antar wins mayor. I still contend that the people of Jackson will vote for him to "get back" at Trump voters.

Antar wins, then the city is done. He'll make Tony Yarber look like Allen C. Thompson.

Anonymous said...

Sad group of people.

Anonymous said...

Monroe will win if he gives out donuts for people vote. At ever rally he should give out donuts. Slogan: I can make Jackson as good as my donuts.

Anonymous said...

659-jacktown has been done for years. It's like the titanic. It's hit the iceberg and the band is playing. I loathe having to go there for anything.

Anonymous said...

I'm voting Corinthian Sanders. Only a Libertarian can fix this mess.

Anonymous said...

I'm disappointed but not surprised that Priester decided against running for Mayor. He would have had my vote.

Isn't one of these mayoral candidates listing a Ridgeland physical address?

Anonymous said...

It's now time to get drunk and show up at council meetings and heckle.

Between the bunch (excluding Melvin) they couldn't write a paragraph in English.

It's not just over...it's done.

So at least now we can go down and have some fun asking questions knowing full well the response will be illogical, unworkable, and totally ignorant.

Maybe we can sell the series to Netflix

Steve said...

I thought Kim Waaaaaade was gonna run as an independent. was really hoping he would.

Anonymous said...

Kenny Stokes appeal to his ghetto constituents!

Is no different from Bubba Barbour and Feel Buy'ant to the Rankin "Trailer Trash" Rednecks!

Mississippi Fried Politics at its finest, leave'em ignorant and appeal to their ignorance!

Anonymous said...

I know some of you think The CL's Anna Wolfe is "hot" (I've never seen her) but once again, the "editor(s)" have allowed an opinion piece on their front page!
i. e. "mostly long-shot candidates", "the race belongs to one of three" - citing unnamed "local politicos", "the runoff is the election to watch"...
Not that I disagree with her OPINION, but save the front page for unbiased news reporting, if such a thing still exists. There is a reason there is an editorial page!

Anonymous said...

Man, if all the other non-Stokes Ward 3 candidates got together & did rock-paper-scissors (2 brackets, double elimination); and consolidated the anti-Stokes vote...

Stokes would still win by a landslide.

Because his constituents are all brilliant. Geniuses, the lot of 'em.

Anonymous said...

Can one of you Jackson politicos tell me why Antar will be a disaster? I am hopeful that he will be surprisingly wanting to work with all parties.

I am probably just naive.

Anonymous said...

10:12 Antar is not his father. His father's friends will tell you that Jr. is immature, has quite the ego and no patience.

Anonymous said...

@ 10:12am

In all seriousness, Chokwe really cared about the people of Jackson, he did the leg work and the community service. When he was out there, Antar was no where to be found. He's a privileged young man.

He wants Benny Thompson's congressional seat and the only way to get to it, is via a lower level public office.

Voted for Yarber last election, but he has too many outside distractions. Robert Graham is the only remaining candidate I can take seriously, that has actual public office experience.

Anonymous said...

Antar:

1] Has no experience at anything beyond operating a small law office

2] His supporters openly blame whites for his loss to Yarber

3] Remains attached at the hip to his father's anti-white Kushniks and Detroit rejects

4] He's already running a campaign steeped in racial animus in black Jackson

5] The ONLY reason he is even in this discussion is because of his father

Without the last name he'd struggle to get elected to the City Council. Jackson needs leadership not a coronation nor a personality cult.

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