He's got a point.
Here's a quick peek at the legal argument and a reminder that the politics of our neighbors have become nearly as entertaining as urban core antics . . . Take a peek:
The lawsuit filed in Jackson County Circuit Court on Thursday, Mike Huff alleges DeLuccie “had become incapacitated” before the Independence City Clerk certified the election and declared her the winner at 10 a.m. on April 12.
That was the same day DeLuccie passed away.
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Ousted Independence councilman files petition against Karen DeLuccie's estate, wants seat on council
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An Independence city councilman is suing the Jackson County Election Board, a city of Independence clerk and the estate of Councilwoman Karen DeLuccie after losing a bid for re-election. Mike Huff was one of four people running for the two Independence Councilmember At-Large positions in the April 5 general election.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - An Independence City Council member who was not re-elected this month is now suing, challenging another candidate's victory after she died days later. Independence City Councilmember At-Large Karen DeLuccie had just been elected to a third term in the April 5 municipal election. She died a week later.
HOW THAT MONEY IS SPENT AND INDEPENDENT CITYOU CNCIL MEMBERS FILING A LAWSUIT INVOLVING THE APRIL 5TH ELECTION. MIKE HUFF LOST A KAREN DE LUCY IN THE ELECTION DE LUCY DIED OF LUNG CANCER A WEEK LATER HUFF SAYS THE JACKSON COUNTY ELECTION BOARD SHODUL NOT HAVE CERTIFIED THE RESULTS BECAUSE OF WHAT HE CALLS TO LUCY'S INCAPACITY.
Update . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The by-then newly sworn in members of the Independence City Council are set to vote Monday on an ordinance for a special election to fill the vacancy left by the death of Karen DeLucci .
Developing . . .