Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Wallace Craps Out

I know gambling. This is not gambling.

- - Council Member Ludye Wallace speaking tonight in support of his resolution requesting election lotteries

Wallace's bid to ask the Davidson County Delegation to the General Assembly to propose a constitutional amendment providing for state-wide and local election lotteries (a.k.a., paying people to vote) failed miserably by 20 or so votes. Wallace did get "aye" votes from 4 fellow members. He promised to bring another resolution that would ask the State Lege to enact a fee on voting-age Tennesseans who do not vote in elections.

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