Press Releases

Kyle to Host Meeting to Examine ‘Alleged Missing Voter Histories’

Press release from State Sen. Jim Kyle; June 27, 2012:

MEMPHIS – State Senator Jim Kyle is hosting a meeting on Monday, July 2 at the Shelby County Elections Operations Center to examine the recent report of alleged missing voter histories.

“We have heard a lot of talk about some 488 voter histories that have possibly been purged from our voter rolls here in Shelby County,” Kyle said. “I called on the State Election Commission and the State Coordinator of Elections to examine these allegations and report back to our local election commission their findings. I hope this meeting will serve as a venue to bring all parties together so we may have a clearer understanding as to the status of our voter rolls in Shelby County.”

State Election Commissioners Greg Duckett and Jimmy Wallace, along with State Elections Coordinator Mark Goins, will be on hand to give a presentation and have a discussion as the the recent allegations surrounding the voter purge. The Shelby County Election Commissioners along with other city and county officials have also been invited to attend the meeting.