Former Mayoral Candidate now a City Employee
One of Mayor Chokwe Lumumba’s opponents for office is now a city employee. Tuesday the Jackson City Council voted to appoint former mayoral candidate Patty Patterson a part-time deputy clerk for the city council. The motion was brought to the council by ward 5 city councilmen Vernon Hartley. Patterson says the appointment is an honor and pledged her full support to the council, the mayor and the citizens of Jackson.