Deas, Reed win Tupelo mayoral primaries


Tupelo Mayoral Primaries

Doyce Deas defeated opponent Kentrel Boyd by a two-thirds majority, or 814 votes in the Democratic primary. Jack Reed Jr. deafeated his opponent James Presley by a four-fifths majority, or 2,557 votes in the Republican primary.

Deas and Reed will face each other in the June 2 general election.

Candidate Votes Percent

Kentrel Boyd (D) 373 23.79
Doyce Deas (D) 1,187 75.70
James R. Presley (R) 867 20.17
Jack Reed Jr. (R) 3,424 79.66

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