Special Election for Hinds County Sheriff
On August 16, the Hinds County Board of Supervisors appointed Marshand Crisler to serve as interim sheriff of Hinds County, following Sheriff Lee Vance’s death. Crisler will serve in the position until a special election is held on November 2, 2021.
The winner of the special election will serve the two-and-one-half years remaining in Lee Vance’s term. The deadline for candidates to qualify to be included on the ballot for the special election was September 3.
Following is a list of qualified candidates for Hinds County Sheriff, supplied by the office of the Hinds County Circuit Clerk:
Torrence D. Mayfield
Leslie Charles Tannehill, Jr.
Eric T. Wall
Ather West, Sr.