Because the clerk, Matt Stechauner, is vacationing, it will fall to Deputy Town Clerk Robin Kesselmeyer to review the three signatures, said Assistant Town Attorney Elnardo Webster II.
disqualified him again.
Paul Bangiola said he
was offended that the party chairwoman, who is married to Mayor Tim Dougherty, would oppose the only Democrat in the First Ward race.
He called for her to step down as party chairwoman.
"I am not certifying him to be placed on the ballot," said Matt
However, the resubmitted petitions still were subject to review by Matt
to determine whether the petition signers were registered as Democrats or as unaffiliated voters.
The clerk said that one voter turned out to be a Republican.
Another was registered in a different ward than the First Ward, and a third voter was not registered at all, according to the clerk, who is leaving on a two-week vacation.
The deadline for printing the primary ballots, May 9, will pass while Matt
Morristown Town Clerk Matt Stechauner, center, pictured here at a Morristown Council meeting, has disqualified Democratic council contender Chris Kehrli from the June primary ballot.
Christopher Kehrli's nominating petitions were challenged by town Democratic Chairwoman Mary Dougherty, and that challenge was upheld by town Clerk Matt Stechauner.
Morristown Clerk Matthew Stechauner, center, is at the center of an election controversy involving a ballot technicality.