TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 20, 2017
Memphis City Council elections will no longer include the runoff process, The Commercial Appeal reports. The change means voters will rank their top three choices in the general election, eliminating the need for a runoff vote. Voters first approved the measure in a 2009 city charter amendment, but the Shelby Election Commission hesitated in the implementation due to confusion over the process.