Dennis Wagner’s latest story on Quartzsite, published in this morning’s Arizona Republic, is currently trending at the top of the paper’s ‘Most Read’ list. The story carries the headline, ‘Quartzsite refuses to seat winning mayor’:
Quartzsite residents who thought they voted in new municipal leadership found out otherwise last week when the Town Council decided not to seat Mayor-elect Ed Foster and Councilman-elect Mark Orgeron, claiming the two men are not eligible to hold office.
Incumbents contend that Foster, a former mayor who leads the opposing political faction, is ineligible because of an unpaid debt to the town. They refused to let Orgeron take office because they do not consider him to be a town resident.
Read more HERE.