Friday, April 12, 2019

Democratic Litigants File Grievance to Nullify Chairmanship Election

Posted By on Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 6:30 PM

That election for chairman of the Shelby County Democratic Party? It may not be over.

A grievance has been filed with the state Democratic Committee by several participants in the recent Shelby County Democratic Party chairmanship election, who contend that the election should be nullified.
click to enlarge Shelby County Democratic Party Chairman-elect Michael Harris - JACKSON BAKER
  • Jackson Baker
  • Shelby County Democratic Party Chairman-elect Michael Harris

The litigants offer several scenarios; the point of each is that, however the number of valid voters might have been determined, the declared winner — Michael Harris — should have been gauged as falling short by at least one vote.

In that eventuality, it had previously been determined, the former chairman, Corey Strong, would have continued in office, pending calling for a new election, with newly elected candidates and a new vote.

The grievance reads as follows:  :

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