County attorney: Funding for new voting machines only through referendum

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 11, 2020 8:06 AM CT | Published: February 10, 2020 5:59 PM CT

The Shelby County Commission will have to hold a public referendum if it wants to use capital funding for new voting machines, according to commission attorney Marcy Ingram.

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.


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