published Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

TBI investigating possible false signatures on Chris Anderson recall

The Hamilton County District Attorney's Office has forwarded information to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation regarding possibly false signatures used on the recent petition to recall Chattanooga City Councilman Chris Anderson.

Executive Assistant District Attorney Neal Pinkston confirmed this morning that after the office received notifications from a member of the Hamilton County Election Commission about the possibly false signatures the office requested on May 15 that TBI investigate.

The office also notified State Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins.

For more see Wednesday's Times Free Press.

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Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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