Nebraska secretary of state weighs in on Bellevue council seat stalemate
Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:00 am
The Bellevue City Council should not reject a mayor's appointee for purely political reasons, Nebraska's secretary of state said Tuesday as he weighed in on a months-long stalemate over filling a vacant council seat.
Secretary of State John Gale supported a legal opinion from Bellevue's city attorney that said the mayor can resubmit a nominee's name as often as she likes.
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:00 am.