Senate Doesn’t Vote on Proposed Charter Change to Give Seaford Businesses a Right to Vote
This article originally appeared in WRDE on June 30, 2023 and was written by Mallory Metzner.
Below is executive director Claire Snyder-Hall’s quote included in the article on the Senate’s decision to adjourn without voting on the controversial Seaford charter amendment that would give artificial entities the right to vote in municipal elections.
Common Cause Delaware has expressed strong opposition. After the Senate struck the bill down on the last day of the 152nd General Assembly, executive director Claire Snyder-Hall issued a statement expressing relief.
“While we’re relieved that the Senate rejected this bill it is worrisome that it got this far,” says Snyder-Hall. “Delaware is infamous for our business-friendly courts and laws, but this is a bridge too far.”
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