The Issues

"For too long, Jackson has struggled to keep up with other cities. I’m tired of Jackson trying to keep up: It’s time for Jackson to get ahead. I’m running for Mayor to give Jackson the tools we need to get ahead."

– Melvin Priester, Jr.

Tools for fighting crime

Tools for Better Infrastructure
& Effective Governance:

Tools for Education

Tools for Economic Development




About Melvin Priester Jr.

President, Jackson city council

licensed attorney, since 2004

MeMber naacP, Magnolia bar association,
aMerican bar association

Jackson Public scHools, MurraH 1997, valedictorian

Harvard university, Magna cuM laude, 2001

stanford law scHool, 2004

MeMber new HoPe baPtist cHurcH, watkins drive

Son of Judge Melvin V. Priester, Sr. and
Atty. Charlene Stimley Priester