Donna Burford, the petitioner, works/worked for Kay Crowder (see screenshot from “Crowder for Council” website, above).
—Should this relationship have been disclosed? Should Crowder have recused herself when Burford—who was working for Crowder at the time—submitted her petition to Council on September 1, 2015? Was the Mayor (who contributed $2,000 to the election committee) and other City Council members aware of this relationship when they made their decision?
[The Committee to Elect Kay Crowder was formed on September 23, 2014.]
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