Democratic Party officials may be breaking the law?

Three Democratic Party officials convicted of felonies can continue to serve on their county executive committees despite a new state law that prohibits felons from serving on political executive committees, according to state Democratic Party officials.

In August, the Administrative Committee of the Democratic Party sent a letter to Ike Brown of Macon, Louis Armstrong of Jackson, and William Catledge of Houston terminating them from their county Democratic Executive Committee…

…”We have an elaborate process in our Democratic Party constitution,” state Democratic Party Chairman Rickey Cole said of the process to remove a person from a committee. “It sets out due process rights.”…

…”They were duly elected in 2012, two years before the law,” Cole said. “There hasn’t been a challenge filed to their election.”

ClarionLedger
9/16/14