Mississippi GOP says Public Service Commission candidate can run

Matthew Barton, a Republican candidate for DeSoto County D.A., argued Mandy Gunasekara hasn’t lived in the state long enough to run for the Public Service Commission

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 16, 2023 6:56 PM CT | Published: February 16, 2023 5:27 PM CT

The Mississippi state GOP leaders ruled Thursday that despite living in D.C. during the Trump Administration, Mandy Gunasekara meets the residency requirements to run for Public Service Commission in the Northern District.


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Beth Sullivan

Beth Sullivan

Beth Sullivan covers North Mississippi for The Daily Memphian. Previously, she worked at The Austin Chronicle as an assistant editor and columnist.


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