Email vote for Towns’ settlement draws dissent

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 07, 2020 4:40 PM CT | Published: April 07, 2020 4:40 PM CT

A Tennessee Registry of Election Finance member is raising questions about the validity of an email vote the board took amid the COVID-19 pandemic when it approved a settlement for civil penalties against state Rep. Joe Towns of Memphis.

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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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