Also attending the conference as participants were Mark Gwyn, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and Linda Kirklen of the D.A.s office, lead prosecutor on the case.
Five of the six indicted persons are in custody. A sixth, identified as one of the three poll workers charged with illegal election-day acts, is not in custody and was not identified. The two named poll workers are Mary L. McClatcher and Geretrude Otteridge. Indicted for illegal voting as a convicted felon were Maurice Howard, Michael Dominic Colucci, and Michael Cortez Davis (each of whom had several aliases).
Ford, whose election was finally disallowed by the state Senate, is a candidate for the position again this year.