Kyle Asks for State Investigation of Voting Rolls

State Sen. Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, asked the Tennessee secretary of state yesterday to conduct a "formal investigation" into allegations that the voting histories of 488 Shelby County registered voters were deleted from Election Commission records. He also suggested the office hold public hearings in Shelby County. Secretary of State Tré Hargett later confirmed that his office is investigating the matter. Kyle's letter follows a similar request by U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., for investigations by the U.S. Justice Department and Tennessee Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins. Read more in the Commercial Appeal