JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A local community activist is announcing his run for the Mississippi House of Representatives.
Ronnie Crudup, Jr. is running to become the next representative of District 71.
This seat became vacant after Adrienne Wooten was elected as a Hinds County Circuit Judge.
Crudup, Jr. will officially announce his candidacy on Friday, January 25 at 11a.m. at Sykes Park near Cooper Road.
He says in a statement, “I am running to bring renewed vision and strong leadership to the District.”
A special election is set for March 12.