Judge denies Tim Johnson’s motion to stay canvassing of Elba mayoral election results

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ELBA, Ala. (WDHN) — Circuit Judge Shannon Clark has dismissed a former Elba mayoral candidate’s motion to stay the canvassing of the election results.

Court documents state that the Elba City Council followed correct procedure as it canvassed the mayoral votes.

The order goes on to say “the judiciary may not order a municipal governing body to disobey or disregard its clearly expressed, statutory duty to certify the apparent winner of an election during the pendency of an election contest.”

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