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.
Featured image at top of Cincinnati City Hall. Photo/Owsley
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