Ballot box recount canceled in Hinds County sheriff’s race


HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Hinds County Election Commission said former interim Hinds County Sheriff Marshand Crisler has asked officials to look into the ballot boxes.

Crisler said he is not insinuating that the election was done unlawfully, but he wanted to make sure everything was done to standard and to the law.

Hinds County Circuit Clerk Zack Wallace later sent a letter to the former interim sheriff. It stated Crisler was informed “in error” by Wallace’s office that the deadline to file a request for a ballot box examination was Wednesday, December 15. Read the letter below:

Tyree Jones was elected sheriff during a runoff race in November.

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