Suspended Tamarac City Commissioner Patricia "Patte" Atkins-Grad says hello to a supporter in the gallery during day two of her public corruption trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.
(Amy Beth Bennett, Sun Sentinel / December 5, 2012)
Opponents of Patte Atkins-Grad aren't willing to accept that they fell short in their bid to collect enough signatures to move forward with their attempt to recall the Tamarac commissioner.
My colleague Lisa J. Huriash reports they think the signature requirement is too high. They think there are dead people on the elections rolls, so the signature requirement should be lower.
Not so, says Mary Cooney, director of public services at the Broward Elections Office.
But even if there are dead people on the rolls, the recall proponents would have to uncover a massive number to get what they want: a lower signature requirement.
Here's Huriash's report.
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