WCPO: Council shoots down 'resign-to-run'

UC political scientist David Niven comments on local politics

A proposed “resign-to-run” charter amendment, which would have required Cincinnati City Council members and mayors to give up their seats before running for office outside the city, failed Wednesday without ever hitting a ballot.

Although similar legislation exists across the country, resign-to-run is still unusual, political scientist David Niven, UC associate professor, remarked in response to the failed proposal. 

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