Secret vote regarding Joe Towns violated Open Meetings Act, chancellor rules

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 25, 2020 2:04 PM CT | Published: September 25, 2020 2:04 PM CT

Davidson County chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle ruled Friday, Sept. 25, the Registry of Election Finance violated Tennessee’s Open Meetings Act with a secret email vote in early April approving a civil penalty settlement for state Rep. Joe Towns of Memphis.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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