Mathieu Eugene, Councilman ... Maybe Not

Says the New York Times:

Dr. Mathieu Eugene, made history on Tuesday when he became the first Haitian-born person elected to the Council. But when his lawyer asked the Council to delay Thursday’s scheduled swearing-in ceremony until the results of the special election were certified, questions erupted over Dr. Eugene’s eligibility to serve because he did not live in his district on election day. Dr. Eugene’s lawyer, Paul Wooten, said he had since moved into the district.

But election law experts interviewed by The New York Times yesterday were split on whether that satisfied legal requirements.

Someone forgot to do his homework.

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