Pleasant led Election Commission through changes, challenges

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 12, 2018 10:16 AM CT | Published: December 10, 2018 5:38 PM CT
In three decades on the Shelby County Election Commission, 24 of them as chairman, O.C. Pleasant oversaw changes from lever voting machines to electronic machines to touch-screen machines and dodged an attempt to introduce punch-card voting in local elections.


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