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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jun 27, 2014

The Chattanooga Election Commission approved the wording on the city’s Domestic Partnership Benefits ordinance during an emergency meeting today. The meeting was called as quickly as possible because the issue arose just as it is time to print the ballots, officials said. Assistant City Attorney Phil Noblett said he has concerns that the wording is "vague and overbroad” and that voters would be getting "a slanted version" of the ordinance. The Chattanoogan has more.