NEEDS MORE JOBS! I will work with our economic
development professionals in an effort to create
more industrial jobs for Aberdeen people.
I will see that persons hired to
work for the City of Aberdeen are hired on the
basis of their qualifications (experience and
training) and NOT
because of politics.
a fair hearing to
citizens who approach the Board of Aldermen with
problems or questions.
Pursue stricter law
enforcement, monitor fines levied in municipal court
to see that they are
Jim Buffington offers the voters of Ward 5 the
qualifications and experience necessary to be the best
choice for the post of Alderman, Ward 5. He has
experience as a member of the Aberdeen Board of Aldermen
(two terms, 2000 to 2008) and over 40 years experience
in business management and ownership. Jim is
available, approachable and FAIR
Resident of Aberdeen over 60
Retired owner of Buffington
Broadcasting Corporation, which owned and operated
WWZQ-FM (Oldies 105.3) and WMPA-AM
Vietnam War Era veteran of
U.S. Army Air Defense Command
Member, American Legion
Member of First United
Methodist Church in Aberdeen for almost sixty years;
now serves as a member of the Administrative Board
Graduate of Keegan Technical
Institute, where he studied broadcast journalism
Past President and Lifetime
Member of Mississippi Association of Broadcasters
JIM WON THE RUN-OFF ON APRIL 19TH, DEFEATING
WILLIE COOK 248 VOTES TO
Aberdeen's Second Primary
(the run-off election)
will take place on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The
candidate receiving a
of the votes will be declared
"THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. I WILL
DO MY VERY BEST TO BE THE KIND OF ALDERMAN YOU WANT!
YOU DESERVE NO
NEWLY ELECTED CITY OFFICIALS WILL TAKE OFFICE IN A
CEREMONY SCHEDULED FOR 3:00 P.M., TUESDAY, MAY 3RD
UPSTAIRS AT CITY HALL.
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LIVE IN WARD 5;
WHERE DO I VOTE?
You will vote at the
HIGH STREET COMMUNITY
High Street at South
used in this year's city
elections. It is the type of ballot on which you fill in an oval
beside the name of the candidate you are voting for, then
insert the ballot into a computer.
ballots have arrived, so you can go ahead and vote
absentee. City Clerk Jackie Benson says her office
will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12-Noon on Saturday, April
9th and Saturday, April 16th for absentee voting.
Absentee ballots have already been mailed to those who voted
absentee on April 5th (the first primary)
If you are a shut-in, call the
City Clerk's office at 369-8588 and ask them to mail an
absentee ballot to you. When you receive the ballot,
complete it and mail to the City Clerk's office.
Otherwise, go to the City
Clerk's office at Aberdeen City Hall and apply for an