A. J. Fair, et al. v. City of Elizabethton

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. J. Fair, et al. v. City of Elizabethton
Case Date: 
1945
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
97
Notes / Description: 

Pl's: Ralph & Robert L. Perry, S. B. Hale, L. K. Kenney, R. Ledford, Earl Belvins, Lexie C. Moss, R. M. Erwin, Fred T. & William Taylor, & all residents of Elizabethton. Defs: R. B. Moreland, P. P. Bain, M. W. Snell, S. G. Myers. The city held a vote for a "beer referendum" deemed a "straw vote," that incurred many fees due to advertisements & other expenses. The plaintiff sued to ify the vote, & to prevent any further taxes or fees being imposed.