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  • Recall push in Lawrence is in jeopardy (corrupt mayor)

    08/12/2011 10:24:20 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 8 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 8/12/11 | Brian Ballou
    Leaders of an effort to oust controversial Lawrence [MA] Mayor William Lantigua are worried that they may not have collected enough signatures for their recall election petition to be approved. The anti-Lantigua forces collected 5,600 signatures, turning the last ones just two minutes before the Aug. 8 deadline, apparently exceeding the minimum of 5,232. But city officials have told the group and the local media that hundreds of the signatures have not met certification criteria and been rejected. The city’s Board of Registrars will make an official statement at 5 p.m. today. “During our effort to collect the signatures, many...