Ward 2

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ward2Joseph W. Mickens, Sr.

Cell: 662-251-0724


Serving Since

June 2009, current term extends until 2021.


It is imperative that diligent and unwavering efforts are established to meet the needs and interests of the Ward 2 constituents and the City of Columbus. Through an open door, open mind, and listening ear policy, thoughts, ideas, and suggestions from the people I value and serve are welcomed.

Vision for the City of Columbus

The rapid residential and commercial growth in this area propels the visionary and advocacy of change felt by Councilman Mickens, to sustain economic development and increase employment opportunities. Councilman Mickens vows to address key issues on city drainage problems, and dilapidated houses while working to establish trust, rapport, and unity for all citizens.


15 plus years in retail service and dedication to the Golden Triangle as owner and independent contractor of The Floor Specialist since 1995

Family Information

Wife Emlis Mickens, 7 children and 1 grandchild


Councilman Mickens is a devoted Christian and minister. He worships at Kingdom Vision International Church in Columbus, MS. He is an avid sports fan, and enjoys traveling with family and friends.

WARD 2 Polling Locations

  • Fairview School: 225 Airline Road
  • East Columbus Gym:  207 Lawrence Drive

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