TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 8, 2013

Chancellor Frank Brown has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the Hamilton County Election Commission by Councilman Peter Murphy contesting the district nine election results, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. Murphy filed the lawsuit after losing the March 5 city election to Yusef Hakeem, however Brown noted that the lawsuit was filed after the five-day statute of limitations required by state law for election issues.