Lauderdale among 46 counties subpoenaed in McDaniel lawsuit

Lauderdale County is among 46 Mississippi counties issued subpoena’s Tuesday from attorneys for Chris McDaniel seeking election records in the June 3 primary and June 24 primary runoff.

The subpoenas by McDaniel Attorney Mitchell Tyner were sent to circuit clerks in the counties instructing that election records be delivered to Jones County by Friday.

“Bart Gavins, Jones County Circuit Clerk, has agreed to secure the subpoenaed election materials received from you and to provide access as needed by the court and parties for the pretrial and trial of this matter,” Tyner wrote in a subpoena to Lauderdale County Circuit Clerk Donna Jill Johnson.

Meridian Star