Video: Two Noxubee County Elections Contested
NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) -Two Noxubee County candidates are contesting their loss in the August fifth Democratic primary election.
Earnest Eichelberger and Shirley Blakley filed the paperwork with the Noxubee County Democratic Executive Committee.
Eichelberger finished second in the race for sheriff.
Blakley lost a close election for southern district Justice Court Judge.
Both candidates list several incidents they say cost them the election.
The complaints range from misconduct with absentee voting to counting ballots on boxes where the seal was broken to discrepancies in the number of votes counted.
Margarette Meeks is representing both candidates.