Mar 20, 2013

Candidate Bluffed Out

UPDATED:Preliminary reports indicates that at least one new candidate for Allentown City Council, opposed to the water lease, was bluffed into dropping out by an attorney, supposedly Brennan.  Who was employing the attorney is unclear. The candidate, Kim Velez, then realized that her decision was premature, but failed in her attempt to be reinstated.  There will now be eight candidates for City Council, five incumbents, and three challengers, two of whom are opposed to the water lease. UPDATE: Ms. Velez will retain counsel, and attempt to be reinstated.

Bernie O'Hare report on the Velez saga

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do you know for certain she was unable to gt back in?

michael molovinsky said...

@6:48, no, i'm out on the limb with this report.

Kim Velez said...

I am seeing an attorney tomorrow. Apparently I can withdraw the withdrawal if there is evidence of coercion and duress that led to involuntary withdrawal.

Waterboy said...

Kim, please get back in, we need free independent thinkers like yourself on council.

Anonymous said...

Best of Luck Kim! MM - look forward to reading more.

Dan Poresky said...

Kim, Don't wait to be reinstated. Run your campaign now. Run hard.