Bailey represents Otis Jackson and Vernon Johnson, candidates for Shelby County clerk and Criminal Court clerk, respectively, while Mark Allen is attorney for two other plaintiffs, Juvenile Court clerk candidate Shep Wilbun and Sondra Becton, who ran for Probate Court clerk. (For more, go to "Political Beat".)
In his remarks, Democrat Haley stood on his Sledge Avenue home-base platform and unveiled political planks like strong handgun legislation, an end to regressive taxation, a further strengthening of predatory lending law, and, most importantly, publicly financed elections. Clean money and clean elections, said Haley. Thats why were here. Thats the centerpiece of my campaign. The District 29 seat is, of course, the one that was vacated by a state Senate vote last spring after disclosures of apparent voting fraud.