Mississippi Supreme Court rules Republican candidate ineligible to run

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 11, 2023 9:48 PM CT | Published: May 11, 2023 6:28 PM CT

Mandy Gunasekara’s run for Public Service Commissioner in Mississippi’s Northern District suffered a blow Thursday when the state Supreme Court ruled she had not met the five-year residency requirement.


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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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