After a flurry of legal proceedings this week, it came to this: a Chancery Court judge determined that the Shelby County Election Commission's plan for the first days of early voting discriminated against African Americans.
Today, early voters hit the polls with last-minute changes in place, including the opening of additional locations for a total of five. Also, all 27 sites will open Tuesday instead of Wednesday. Click here for a list.
While you're at it, take a look at the ballot. There's no shortage of candidates to research for all manner of offices. This week, analyst Otis Sanford shares thoughts about the frontrunners for Governor and Senate and looks at the race for Shelby County Mayor.