Hamilton County Election Commission Chairman Mike Walden speaks to a small group after Circuit Court Judge W. Neil Thomas III ruled Monday that the ballot language written on the petition for the domestic partner referendum stands while at the Hamilton County Courthouse. Chattanooga objected to the language citing the city should write the question that voters see on the ballot but Thomas ruled in favor of the Hamilton County Election Commission.
Photo by Dan Henry .
published Monday, July 7th, 2014
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A judge's ruling Monday may not be the final word in a dispute over wording of a referendum that will go before voters on Aug. 7, but this much is clear: