The contentious question of how to conduct a special election to replace Commissioner Pota Coston will be determined next week by the Fayette County Board of Elections.
Fayette Newspapers reported this week on comments from County Administrator Steve Rapson that the county was leaning toward holding the special election under an at-large system, as opposed to the district voting system that Coston was elected under.
The county continues to contest the Fayette NAACP in court over district voting.
“Right now, because the district maps have been appealed, we’re assuming it would be an at-large election,” Rapson said Monday.
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