Statement from Tennessee Democratic Party; Aug. 18, 2010:
TNDP Chair Chip Forrester Statement Concerning Requested Recount Of Primary Election Between State Sen. Doug Henry and Mr. Jeff Yarbro.
“Sen. Henry and Mr. Yarbro met this morning to discuss Mr. Yarbro’s request for a recount. At the end of that discussion, a procedure was proposed and agreed to by Mr. Yarbro regarding a recount of the election. Sen. Henry does not oppose the procedure.
“As part of that procedure, I will convene a meeting of our executive committee, which also serves as our state Primary Board, at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, at the Freedom Room of the Tennessee Democratic Party headquarters.
“During the meeting, the Primary Board will consider the proposal and whether we should order the Davidson County Election Commission to conduct a recount.”