Lawsuit Over MS House Vote That Flipped Seat From Democrat Eaton to Republican Tullos Has Day In Court. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 2nd, 2016 at 7:22 am

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US judge hears arguments in Mississippi House election spat

Voters who filed suit are demanding that Democratic former Rep. Bo Eaton of Taylorsville be seated in place of Republican Rep. Mark Tullos of Raleigh.

The election in Smith and Jasper counties was certified a tie, and Eaton won a tiebreaker in a drawing of straws.

But, in January, the Republican-led House tossed five provisional ballots for Eaton.