There are seven official candidates running for Mayor in the this Summer's election.
According to the Hattiesburg city clerks office, current Mayor Johnny DuPree, Tom Garmon, and Catherine Starr are all running as Democrats. Clyde Stewart, Dave Ware, Shawn Ohara, and Nathan Jordan are running as Independents.
The primary election is set for May 7. In the event that there needs to a run-off between candidates, that election will be held on May 21. General election day is set for June 4.