State comptroller says no takeover of county clerk’s office

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 26, 2022 2:41 PM CT | Published: August 26, 2022 2:29 PM CT

The response from Comptroller Jason Mumpower is a response to a bipartisan resolution from the Shelby County Commission calling for state oversight of the county clerk’s office led by clerk Wanda Halbert. It also raises the possibility of some kind of local ouster effort


Shelby County Clerk car tags and license plate backlog Wanda Halbert Jason Mumpower state comptroller

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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