Columbia’s special election on the franchise agreement with Mississippi Power will be on Monday, Aug. 3. A story in Thursday's edition had an incorrect date for the election.
If the referendum passes, Mississippi Power will pay the municipality 3% of the revenue it receives from Columbia.
The voting will take place from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the city election sites:
Ward 1 – City Hall
Ward 2 – Columbia-Marion County Public Library on Broad Street
Ward 3 – Jefferson Middle School
Ward 4 – Columbia Expo Center.