Monday, November 23, 2015

Karl Banks sues Madison County Election Commission

Madison County District 4 Supervisor Karl Banks sued the Madison County Election Commission and David Bishop today in Madison County Circuit Court. Mr. Banks lost the recent election to Mr. Bishop by two votes. Mr. Banks claims the Commission didn't open four sealed paper affidavit ballots and improperly excluded 27 affidavit ballots as well.  The complaint is posted below.


Rudy's Nemesis said...

If Banks runs out of money, not to worry...One Call That's All ~ To Rudy.

Anonymous said...

Sour Cream - The 4 unopened ballots were not properly signed and therefore were disqualified. The 27 ballots were counted on 2 separate occasions.

Anonymous said...

Dorsey loves getting paid.

Anonymous said...

Facts don't matter 5:43. He's black, therefore discriminated against. Smell the continual boo hoo coffee.

Anonymous said...

Why can't Banks just be a man and admit he lost??? Oh, I'm sorry; that would be asking him to behave like a gentlemen!

PERS is Sweet.... said...

I hope 5:43 is correct and that can be proven. If so, Dorsey is S.O.L. but can whine another day for sure.

Anonymous said...

5:43 the 4 unopened ballots were verified by the circuit clerk as being "good" You don't know what you're talking about.
9:31 he didn't lose, there are at least 27 votes that were opened but not scanned. It's simple math. They're side has been telling them this before they certified the election. The election commissioners just did a bad job at breaking the law and trying to cover it up. There's no reason why ballots sould still be in an envelope if they were counted.

Anonymous said...

I find it interesting that Dorset couldn't win his own campaign in NE Jackson and wants to advise others of how to run there campaign. Of course he ran as a Democrat in a NE Jackson republican district. Shows how smart he is.

Anonymous said...

He lost. Move on. It's not that good of a job anyway.

Hints from Heloise said...

You lost. End of story. Certainly you can find another job that you are better qualified for... I bet the new Greenwood Plantation Costco will be hiring soon

Anonymous said...

Y'all need to reread who filed the complaint.

White Madison prop owner said...

Karl Banks' experience has helped the county attract much of the things that people are proud of in Madison Co. The loss of his leadership will be a blow and will cost the taxpayers.

Anonymous said...

Ha! Phelps Dunbar and former MS Sup Court Justice Fred Banks filed the suit.

All you folks spewing hate toward Dorsey didnt even read it.

Hate much?

Be sure and sit in the front pew this Christmas all you good and fine church going hateful SOBs

Anonymous said...

@8:25 White prop owner? Well hello Rudy!

Anonymous said...

I dont have any experience with elections or anything related to an election other than voting......if it can be proven that the election commission wrongfully and unlawfully certified the election why cant the secretary of state step in, appoint an independent panel to recount the district 4 vote under the secretary of states supervision and put this to rest? AND if proven the election was wrongfully and unlawfully certified, impeach the sitting election commission and elect a new commission under secretary of state supervision.......just a question and a thought

Anonymous said...

Exhibit 4 was filed after the election was held. Do updates to voter information not have to be submitted prior to the election?

Anonymous said...

It also looks like the Ms. Williams intends to change her name? Notice that she left off the "s" on Williams on the blank that is intended to indicate what information has changed.

Anonymous said...

Poor Karl. His airport plans may never come to fruition. He did get a new building named after him though and he is still in office.

Anonymous said...

6:48 AM

Spoken like a true Banks supporter. What were you getting out of the deal and how much business was being thrown your way???

Anonymous said...

1:53 PM

You're speaking like a real crook. But I guess its fine for individuals to take away someone's rights, well, I guess as long as it's not yours??

Nothing has to be "thrown" someone's way in order for them to have Common Sense. I know how to read, unlike many of you.The letter was posted last week explaining this to the election commissioners and the Petition states it as well.
Maybe you are too corrupt to see that they're throwing away the voters' votes, which is illegal. Apparently, that is fine with you? Also, I like to think that its spoken like a real law abiding citizen who wouldn't want their rights taken away. The law is the law and it was broken.

Anonymous said...

@2:19 Is that you Meagon Banks?

Anonymous said...

2:38 PM

wrong person, Take another guess. Hint?

Anonymous said...

Shouldn't all of you be hating on Dorsey for something else he didn't do today? I mean after all, Christmas is just around the corner and nothing says I Love Jesus more than hating someone for something they didn't do.

Raise those kiddos just right you hear?

Anonymous said...

Love the comments from folks who (1) don't know a damn thing about the law; (2) assume everything they read in a petition is fact and correct; and (3) think that elections should be decided by what they want not what is correct.

First - the Four Affidavit Ballots were not found to be "good", dear 6:48, they were found by the Circuit Clerk to be registered voters. The Circuit Clerk does not make a determination as to whether an Affidavit Ballot is to be counted or not. That is the decision of the Election Commission.

The reason these four Affidavit Ballots were not accepted was because although the voter may at one time have been registered, they did not vote in the precinct where they live. Dorsey, and Lisa, cried about this at the time they were reviewed, but the Election Commission read the law and followed it. Ms Ross argued that they were in the correct Supervisor District so they should count - but that is not what the law says, and that is not what the Commission did. The four Affidavit Ballots were not found to have been voted in the precinct of the voter, so they were rejected.

Next - the so-called 27 uncounted ballots do not add up. Too bad Dorsey never finished high school math, nor does former Justice Banks who evidently believed everything Dorsey told him. A simple totaling of the votes, even as described in the petition (although with a lot of extra verbage trying to make it hard to understand) shows that the so-called uncounted votes are included in the total.

And dear 9:18, its not the Secretary of State's job to make that kind of determination. While I am sure Gilbert would love to be able to dictate such actions that - in our system of democracy - if left to the judicial system. If a Judge finds that the votes were not counted, the Judge can deal with it. If a Judge found that had happened intentionally, it can be turned over to the local DA for action. But - we haven't crowned anyone to be a Royal yet even in our election systems, so go find that clue wherever you lost it.

Anonymous said...

Too bad Dorsey never finished high school math, ...

Even better, he finished MRA math!

Anonymous said...

Dorsey, you ought to be ashamed for either posting your own self-serving comments or having your buddies doing it for you, trying to continue the same false claim about 'breaking the law' and 'refusing to count' and 'throwing out someone's vote'.

The purpose of a good election is to count all LEGALLY cast votes. Those votes that do not met the requirements of the law don't get counted. And all your crying doesn't change the fact - the voters who didn't vote at the right precinct don't get their votes counted.

Anonymous said...

Does anybody actually *read* these long ass posts like 4:22? Too damn much trouble.

Dorsey Carson said...

I always use my real name in the few times that I post, @8:17 PM. I'm assuming that you posted half of these comments. I had trial today, so apologize for not responding sooner to all your enlightening comments.

Anonymous said...

2:19 PM

Why does it make me a crook because I can see through you and your flimsy reasons?

Miss Kitty said...

Dorsey is disinterested, yet he responds here faster than Matt Dillon's draw.

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