Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Louisiana: St. Bernard Parish President facing recall petitions from husband of fired former legal secretary
St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta is facing a recall threat started by the husband of a legal secretary who Peralta fired after taking office. Petitioners would need 1/3 of registereds in 6 months).
The lead petitioner, Peter Rupp, also recently lost a runoff for a St. Bernard Parish Council seat by 16 votes last year and then unsuccessfully contested its results. The firing was allegedly due to Samantha Rupp giving her husband a passcode to get into the government building.