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Mayor's Race Irregularities


Voter confusion, low black voter turnout and voters not being able to vote plagued Incumbent Mayor Jamie Mayo.

If African-Americans needed an incentive to vote in massive voting blocs, they need to look no further than what happened during last Saturday's July 11 mayor's race in Monroe. According to sources, hundreds, if not thousands of potential voters were denied their constitutional right to vote for the candidate of their choice in, you guessed it, predominately black precincts. Sources tell the Monroe Dispatch that the regular polling station at Carroll High School was changed, but none of the registered voters were aware until it was too late. The band room at Carroll High School has always b...

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