Madison County supervisor race tied

The toss of a coin could decide Madison County’s District 4 supervisor election.

Incumbent Karl Banks and Republican challenger David Bishop are locked in an unofficial tie.

When that happens, according to Mississippi law, either the toss of a coin or the drawing of straws decides the outcome.

Tuesday afternoon, after two days of massive confusion and missing ballots, Bishop was one vote ahead of Banks. However, a voter ID affidavit remained uncounted. In order for the vote to be counted, the voter had to come to the Madison County Courthouse and show her proof of identification.

ClarionLedger
11/5/15