Monday, July 8, 2013

Mayor Johnny DuPree begins responding to failed challenger Dave Ware's election contest petition

Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree has responded to challenger Dave Ware's election contest lawsuit by asking the court to require more detailed information from Ware.  What follows is DuPree's Motion for a More Definite Statement, which essentially is DuPree pointing out that while Ware's Petition may be a good political document, it's not much as a legal pleading.  Most glaringly, DuPree points out that Ware doesn't even inform the defendants (both DuPree and the Hattiesburg Election Commission are defendants) of which allegations are directed at whom.  The whole thing is worth a read if you're interested at all in the Hattiesburg election contest:

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