Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Banks claims 29 ballots omitted; challenges certification.

Madison County District 4 Supervisor Karl Banks challenged the certification of the District 4 supervisor election as he claimed 29 affidavit ballots were omitted from the results.  He sent this letter to the Madison County Election Commission.


Anonymous said...

It seems to me in parts that this letter that affidavit and absentee are used interchangeably. These are two entirely different types of ballots. Also, it was my understanding that affidavit ballots go into the ballot boxes at the time they are cast except in the case of delayed ID, which are sealed.

Anonymous said...

Rudy. It's time to pack your belongings. The gravey train will end as soon as the new board cuts you loose.

Anonymous said...

Of course he will make something up to challenge. The Election commissioners are honest and capable people. Banks knows that if Bishops election is certified, his chances drop on overturning the election.

Banks will do anything to stay in power. He has a history of lying and cheating.

Rudy is shaking in his boots. He has millions at stake.
Tim Johnson and some developers too.

Banks has been there 32 years. He needs to move on. He has had his hands in our pockets way too long.

Anonymous said...

The last gasp of a very wicked and demonic man. The people of Madison County were very clear. CLEAN OUT THE CORRUPTION FROM MADISON COUNTY GOVERNMENT. Go Home Banks. Your days are over in County government.

Anonymous said...

Tens of millions of taxpayer dollars have been given to developers. The last of which was the $6 million taxpayer bailout of the developer of Lost Rabbit.

Espy needs to go too.

Anonymous said...

When it comes to this garbage I'll wait to hear what Pete Perry says.

Hope you get paid Dorsey because Banks is not to be trusted.

Anonymous said...

Banks should give up. He is not going to be able to build the Karl Banks International Airport anyway since now there will be three strong votes against it. No Rudy Warnock Terminal Building and no Tim Johnson Field.

Regional airports are going under all over the country unless local governments pour millions into operating them.

That had to be Banks' and Warnock' biggest bonehead idea of all. Of course, Warnock has already made $1.2 million off of the "study". Knoxville paid only $300,000 for a similar study and used the same form that Warnock subbed the work to.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous at 5:01 PM, "wicked and demonic" is a far stretch. I'm not a Banks supporter but would never call him that. Those terms should be reserved for abusers and murderers and such.

Banks Just A Regular Joe said...

5:38; Why waste your time with that tripe? You mention Banks and then go on to suggest he just MIGHT be an abuser. Either you don't live in Madison County or you ain't got shit for sense.

Anonymous said...

Regional airports are going under all over the country unless local governments pour millions into operating them.

Red ink is red ink. Banks' regional airport is Uncle Ben Allen's convention center. Only difference is the convention center has already lost over $4 MILLION dollars after Jackson voters were told it would operationally break even.

Boom Town Coming said...

Actually, Banks' concept for a Madison County Regional Airport and Haberdashery is a swell idea. Bass Masters' Classic will be flying in a lot of people to fish the new lake. Mr. Patel be planning several area motels too.

Anonymous said...

Idiot at 7:24, read 5:38 again. It in NO way attaches Banks to being an abuser. It reads that the wicked and demonic terms should be reserved for such acts as murder and abuse - meaning that anything that Banks might be accused of is not even close. For the record, I am from Madison County and I have plenty of sense. You seem to have none.

Anonymous said...

What is an "undervote"? If it was defined anywhere in there I missed it.

Anonymous said...

Actually Banks has previously said he would be fine with retiring. It's Rudy who is shaking in his boots and needs to keep Banks in power.

Anonymous said...

Sarah Fowler, once again, reporting certification in favor or Bishop.

Anonymous said...

10:26, do not believe what Banks says. He is the master deceiver.

Anonymous said...

election commission certifies Bishop the winner by 2 votes. Two election commissioners voted not to certify. Did they count differently? Did they want to count ballots that the others did not. What is the story here?

Anonymous said...

The election commission attorney, Spence Flatgard, is a smart and honest attorney. I believe he would not let the Commission screw this up.

Anonymous said...

The two dissenting commissioners were voting a partisan political vote, not the job that they were elected to do. These are the same two commissioners that broke the law Tuesday to try to swing this vote to Banks - at Rudy's push through his mouthpiece Carson. We can all be glad that Flatgard is their attorney and kept them on pace to follow the law. Too bad that Madison County has two elected officials running their election that are no more honest than the folks that have been in control of Canton's city elections for the past decade.

Anonymous said...

11:58, I forgot that Banks' counsel was the same as Rudy's. Interesting detail you point out. Likely telling.

Anonymous said...

10:58 The three commissioners voted to certify the election WITHOUT 29 affidavit ballots that were counted in public with both candidates plus 6 affidavit ballots that were thrown out but according to the law, was good.

11:58 Flatgard allowed 3 commissioners to break the law. Three Commissioner chose to not count 35 votes. The commissioners purposely didn't add these votes to the final number. I think certifying bogus numbers are actually illegal and corrupt, well according to the law.

Anonymous said...

10:58 and 11:58. You are both wrong. Banks legally lost. He needs to quit being a whiney baby and congratulate the winner. Rudy and his minions know that millions are at stake. Regardless, Warnock is gone gone gone. He and Banks can get their slimy dirty hands out of our pockets. A great day for Madison County.

Miss Brooks said...

"Hand-count" is not even a word.

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