Cunningham Recall Suit Challenges Signature Count

A suit has been filed against the Alameda County Registrar of Voters challenging the outcome of the signature counting of the Dan Cunningham recall petition. Registrar Tim Dupuis certified on Aug. 9 that the petition drive to recall the Dublin Unified School District trustee fell short by 43 valid signatures. As a result, the recall election was not placed on the November ballot

On Nov. 28, attorney Stuart Flashman filed a suit in Oakland Superior Court on behalf of Dubliners United, the petition backers. It claims that the recall petitioners were not given their full rights to double-check the petitions to make sure that every valid signature was properly credited.

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