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New state constitutional officers elected


In a historic vote, in a joint session of the state house and senate, all three sitting Constitutional Officers have been replaced.

big_tnIn a Republican led move that appears to place more importance on candidate’s party affiliation than actually qualifications, your new Constitutional Officers are as follows:

  • Secretary of State – Tre Hargett (formerly Riley Darnell)
  • Treasurer – David Lilliard (formerly Dale Sims)
  • Comptroller – Justin Wilson (formerly John Morgan)

The press was more interested in the Comptroller and Treasurer candidates, and seemed to give Mr. Hargett a pass.  Phil Williams, of News Channel Five ran several special investigative reports on Justin Wilson, David Lilliard, and Ira Brody.  Here is a little summary of what Mr. Williams found out about these nominees. «Read the rest of this article»

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