Scott County Administrative Center (Photo by Ed Tibbetts)
Ed Tibbetts, a longtime reporter and editor in the Quad-Cities, is the publisher of the Along the Mississippi newsletter, where this article first appeared. Find more of his work at edtibbetts.substack.com.
Scott County continues to have trouble with elections.
Last year, a controversy erupted over a state legislative race. This year, it’s a school board contest.
On December 4, a 3-2 majority of the Scott County Board of Supervisors voted to reject the report of a three-person recount board in a closely contested Pleasant Valley School Board race.
The supervisors claimed the recount board broke the law.
So, the majority responded by breaking the law themselves.Continue Reading...