TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Nov 5, 2012

Davidson and Shelby counties are two of 51 jurisdictions in 23 states where U.S. Justice Department officials will monitor the polls in Tuesday's election, the Tennessean reports. The agency announced Friday that it plans to station more than 780 federal observers and department personnel across the country. A Justice Department news release didn’t say specifically why the Tennessee counties were chosen.