Judge rules in Pontotoc Ward 3 decision

By Regina Butler/Pontotoc Progress

Fourth District Judge Ashley Hines ruled today that there wasn’t enough evidence to warrant a new election for the post 3 seat in the city of Pontotoc.

Challenger Dennis R. (D.R.) Simmons beat out inclumbent Terry Weeks for the seat garnering 132 votes to Weeks 129 in run-off voting last May.

Weeks contested the race, however election commissioners declared Simmons the winner.

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