Primary Election Day: Mayoral Viewing Parties

King Edward Hotel Lobby

Trip Burns / Jackson Free Press

The King Edward hotel is the site of front-runner Chokwe Lumumba’s victory party.

Today is Election Day in Jackson until the polls close at 7 p.m. Leading mayoral candidates are then hosting watch parties across the capital city tonight as they await the announcement of the primary election results.

Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba will be at the King Edward Hotel at 8 p.m. at 235 W Capitol St.

Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham will be at Eddie’s Soul Food at 7 p.m. at 5823 Bailey Ave.

Sen. John Horhn will be at Fondren Hall at 7 p.m. at 4330 N. State St.

Ronnie Crudup Jr. will be located at New Horizon Center at 6:30 p.m. at 3565 Wheatley St.

Mayor Tony Yarber will be at Next Level Experience at 3645 Metro Dr.

The Democratic primary election polls opened today at 7 a.m. and will close tonight at 7 p.m. Residents are encouraged to go vote. Find your precinct here:

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