CITY COUNCIL’S EDDIE PUGH HAS COURT DATE OVER ELECTION QUALIFIER
District 6 Tuscaloosa City Councilman Eddie Pugh will be in court next month for a hearing on whether or not he qualified for the March 7 municipal election.
In a statement released Monday night, Pugh said that because of a mistake, his $200 qualifying check bounced on Jan. 25. Pugh said he immediately rectified the mistake, but was told he failed to qualify.
Pugh said he sought and was granted a court order requiring the city to include his name on the ballot. A court hearing to decide whether or not Pugh qualified is set for Feb. 17.
Pugh’s full news release is below.
Eddie Pugh Press Release by Keli Stiglich on Scribd