Quartzsite, Arizona - In a Press release issued this morning, La Paz County Attorney, Sam Vederman said he is looking into the actions taken at yesterday's Quartzsite Town Council meeting. He asks everyone to remain calm. The following is the full press release.
SAM VEDERMAN ADDRESSES THE JUNE 4, 2012
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE QUARTZSITE COMMON COUNCIL
On Monday, June 4, 2012, the Town of Quartzsite Common Council held a Special Meeting to approve the canvass of the May 15, 2012 runoff election and judge the qualifications of Mayor-Elect Ed Foster, Council Member-Elect Mark Orgeron and Council Member-Elect Patricia Workman.
The Common Council judged Ed Foster and Mark Orgeron to be unqualified to hold office and judged Patricia Workman qualified to hold office.
This office is currently reviewing the action taken by the Common Council at the Special Meeting.
I ask that all citizens remain calm and engage in respectful discourse while the review process occurs.
The results of the May 15, 2012 runoff election are as follows:
Mayor - Ed Foster received 401 votes (56.32%) and Jerry Lukkasson received 305 votes (42.84%).
Council Member - Mark Orgeron received 398 votes (29.03%), Patricia Workman received 387 votes (28.23%), Barbara Cowell received 305 votes (22.25%) and Joe Winslow received 264 votes (19.26%).