Keep Columbia Free Begins City Council Recall

6 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, May 30 2012 May 30, 2012 Wednesday, May 30, 2012 11:44:00 AM CDT May 30, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

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. 

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