School election results official
by Paisley Boston
Nov 29, 2013 | 1256 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Bolivar County Election Commission has completed its official certification for the run off school board election.

All regular votes, absentee votes, affidavit votes and all other paper ballots have been counted.

In North Bolivar School District 1, Roger Morris dominated his opponent, John Coleman by receiving over 50 percent of the votes.

William H. Lucas Jr. received a total of 152 votes in North Bolivar School District 2 while his opponent Anita Smith received 145.

In North Bolivar School District 3, Glen Scott won having a total of 143 votes and C. Redding Gallion has 90.

J, Idleburg Haywood won in North Bolivar School District 4 with 140 votes while his opponent Frederick King received 91.

In the West Bolivar School District 4, Pamela D. Tucker took home the win having 70 votes and her opponent Kenyun Johnson trailed closely behind with 64 votes.

Jacqueline Lloyd won in West Bolivar School District 5 with a total of 140 and her opponent B. Phillips Turnage had 126.

The Mississippi Legislature voted that Bolivar County had to reduce the number of its school district and mandated that the five county districts would become two.

Administrative Consolidation is to take place during the 2014 school year.

Bolivar County is the only county in the state that has 6 school districts.

North Bolivar School District and Mound Bayou Public School District will consolidate and be renamed North Bolivar Consolidated School District.

West Bolivar School District, Shaw School District and Benoit School District will consolidate into West Bolivar Consolidated School District.

The Cleveland School District will not be affected.

The new Board of Trustees for North Bolivar Consolidated School District shall appoint the Superintendent of Schools for said school district, and the Board of Trustees for the West Bolivar Consolidated School District shall appoint the Superintendent district.