Alabama: Pike County Commission contest overturns winner
The Troy Messenger reports: After nearly a year in office, Pike County Commissioner Karen Berry has been ordered to vacate her seat.
Berry was declared the winner of the District 6 spot in the November 2008 election, victorious by just a six-vote margin.
But, her opponent Oren Fannin filed suit in December 2008, alleging her win came with illegal votes. After a long battle, Fannin received his desired verdict Thursday. ...
Judge Joel Holley, who presided over the case, ruled Thursday declaring Fannin the winner of the 2008 election, ordering him to take office and Berry to vacate her seat. His ruling said 10 votes were cast illegally for Berry in the election. -- Read the whole story --> Troy Messenger | Fannin declared District 6 winner