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|Mississippi House of Representatives District 59|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||January 8, 2013|
Lum ran in the special election for District 59 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. The seat was vacant following Kevin McGee's (R) resignation on November 19, 2012, following his criminal prosecution in an ethics case over public contracts that went to his family's company. McGee agreed to pay a $10,000 fine to resolve the case. A special election was held to fill the vacancy on January 8, 2013. Candidates had until December 10, 2012 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are non-partisan. Brent Powell won more than 51 percent of the vote to take the seat, avoiding a runoff.
- Sun Herald, "4 running in Miss. House election in Rankin County," December 13, 2012
- Sun Herald, "Powell wins special election for House District 59," January 8, 2013
- The Republic, "Bryant sets special election date for House seat vacated by former Rep. Kevin McGee," November 27, 2012
- sos.ms.gov, "Official election results," accessed November 15, 2013
State of Mississippi
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