Judge Rules In Favor Of Brooks-Stephens, Ballots To Be Reprinted

TERRE HAUTE, Ind – A Vigo County judge has ruled in favor of a Terre Haute City Council candidate who challenged her placement on the ballot.
Tess Brooks-Stephens is running in the Democrat primary for the District 3 seat against Chery Loudermilk. Candidate are to be listed in alphabetical order. Brooks-Stephens was listed by her second last name and not her first.
Judge Sarah Mullican ruled in favor of Brooks-Stephens and ordered that ballots be reprinted and that those that have already cast early ballots be notified and allowed to recast their ballots.
This is a municipal city election. Only registered voters that live within the city limits are eligible to participate. Early voting is going on now. The primary is May 7th.

 

Read the judges ruling here.