Mayor of Canton speaks after Vickie McNeil steps down

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Canton, Miss (WJTV) – Vickie McNeill submitted a letter of resignation
effective September 23rd, resigning from Canton Board of Alderman.

In exchange for her resignation and an agreement not to run for public office, voter fraud charges will be dropped against her.

The mayor is speaking about the recent resignation of Alderwoman Vickie McNeill.

She stepped down after voter fraud charges were dropped.

McNeill was charged with two counts of voter fraud back in November of last year.

Mayor William truly says McNeill was one of eleven indicted.

Earlier this week, she turned in her letter of resignation. Charges were dropped in exchange.

She will resign from her position effectively on September 23.

12 News’ Shay O’Connor spoke with Mayor Truly, who had praise for McNeill.

William Truly says, “As a consequence of her hard work. The accreditation of the Canton police Dept stands today. We say to the chief of Police job well done.”

Mcneill’s resignation leaves open two Aldermanic seats in Canton.

Last month, Alderman Andrew Grant pleaded guilty to voter fraud and stepped down.

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