FedEx Forum selected for counting absentee ballots by Shelby County Election Commission

FedEx Forum selected for counting absentee ballots by Shelby County Election Commission
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies released Saturday that the FedEx Forum has been chosen as a location for the Shelby County Election Commission to count absentee ballots in the upcoming election on Nov. 3.

A release stated:

“With the potential for a higher number of absentee ballots in Shelby County, the Election Commission needed a larger space to facilitate counting those ballots and FedExForum met all the necessary requirements. We have been working closely with the Shelby County Election Commission since June to determine the best use of FedExForum during the upcoming election, and we’re pleased we’ll have the opportunity to serve this civic duty for our community.”

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The election commission originally wanted the FedEx Forum as a polling site.