State Supreme Court: Recall effort against Pacific Mayor Cy Sun can proceed

Staff writerApril 25, 2013 

The state Supreme Court, in an opinion issued this morning, has found that a recall effort against Pacific Mayor Cy Sun is legally sufficient to move ahead.

Donald Thomson filed a so-called “statement of charges” against Sun in August 2012. Thomson cited a number of instances of alleged misconduct he contends makes Sun unfit for office. King County Superior Court Judge Laura Inveen found two of those charges sufficient to be put before voters:

* That Sun used the city’s police department as his personal investigative force.protest1_3

* That he jeopardized the city’s liability insurance coverage by not filling vacant department head positions.

Sun appealed Inveen’s decision to the Supreme Court.

Read more here: http://blog.thenewstribune.com/politics/2013/04/25/supreme-court-recall-effort-against-pacific-mayor-can-proceed/

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