Max Smith, wtop.com
WASHINGTON – This election, voters in the District will decide on three amendments that would create a process for removing elected officials who break the law.
- Proposed amendment five would allow the D.C. Council to expel one of its members on a five-sixths vote if a councilmember fails to meet the highest standards of conduct.
- Proposed charter amendment six would remove from office any councilmember convicted of a felony and prohibit the councilmember from running in the future.
- Proposed amendment seven would remove from office a mayor convicted of a felony and prohibit the mayor from running for office again.
The amendments – along with the Special Election for the Council Chair vacated by Kwame Brown – will be on the back of the ballot.
See a copy of the ballot below:
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