Keep Columbia Free Begins City Council Recall
COLUMBIA - Keep Columbia Free announced Wednesday it will start the recall campaign of First Ward City Council Representative, Fred Schmidt.
In a press release, Keep Columbia free said it has received a large amount of support from First Ward voters. According to city law, 300 signatures are necessary to start the recall of a city council member. Keep Columbia Free also stated its treasurer, Mitch Richards, will not seek Schmidt's seat if the recall is successful. Richards is a former candidate for the First Ward seat.