Thursday, August 16, 2012

California: Recalled Fullerton councilman seeking seat -- third time's the charm?


Don Bankhead, one of the three Fullerton councilman who was recalled and removed on June 5th, is running for a council seat again.

Bankhead's career has been very interesting. In 1994, Bankhead lost a recall vote (that time for favoring a  2 percent utility tax a year earlier). He then came back a month later and won back his seat. So Bankhead is one of the rare officials to lose two recalls elections (the only other person I ever heard of with two recall losses was a Portsmouth, Virginia mayor).

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