Shelby County Election Commission

Mid-South News
6:43 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Results In Of An Audit Into The Shelby County Election Commission

The state comptroller examined the Shelby County Election Commission after thousands of Shelby County voters received the wrong ballot during the August 2 election. The resulting eight-page report points to mistakes the election commission made updating its voter rolls after a once-in-a-decade redistricting.

Investigators found that the election commission did not meet early deadlines, at one critical point stopped working for four weeks, and did not have adequate back-up plans.

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Mid-South News
4:19 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

First Lawsuit Contesting Election Results Filed, One More Expected

Countywide school board member Kenneth Whalum is contesting the results of the August 2 election. Whalum lost his District 4 school board seat in that election to Kevin Woods by a narrow margin, only 108 votes. But Whalum says the results would have been different if the Shelby County Election Commission hadn’t made mistakes. He filed a lawsuit against the commission today.

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Behind the Headlines
5:14 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Radio Roundtable: A Halt to Municipal School Districts, the Redbirds Stadium's Future, and More

The panel discusses the potential referendum for individual municipalities creating their own school districts.

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