United States District Court - Middle District of Tennessee

No. 3-09-0628

Appelate Judge: 


Rule 23 Certified Question


Declined and Dismissed - Certified Questions of Law: 1. Does the position of administrator of elections, as referred to by TENN. CODE ANN. section 2-12-201, qualify as an "office or public trust" as the term is used in TENN CONST. Art I, section 4 whereby no political or religious test shall be used as a qualification for that position? 2. Is an administrator of elections a county employee or a state employee? Granted - Motions to File Amicus Brief of The Local Government Property and Casualty Fund and of Putnam County, Tennessee

Hearing Date: 
Mon, 01/25/2010
Appeal Docket Number: 

Lisa Peterson, et al
James Dean, et al