- Associated Press - Monday, June 23, 2014

CANTON, Miss. (AP) - Ronny Lott and David Overby are in Tuesday’s runoff election for Madison County chancery clerk.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

The winner will serve the one-year remaining in the term. Clerk Arthur Johnston stepped down last year after being appointed as clerk of the federal court for the Southern District of Mississippi. Cynthia Parker has been the interim chancery clerk since Johnston left.

The chancery clerk is the keeper of public land records, collector of delinquent real estate taxes, clerk of the chancery court, clerk of the board of supervisors, county treasurer and county auditor. Arthur Johnston last year.

Overby is the former Madison County administrator and current chief financial officer for the city of Canton.

Lott is a member of the county board of supervisors.



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