Miami Commissioner Can't Seek 3rd Term, Fla. Court Says

Law360, Miami (July 24, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday ruled that a Miami city commissioner who was temporarily suspended from office while she faced felony charges cannot seek re-election for a third consecutive term because of the term limits in the city's charter.

Florida's Third District Court of Appeal affirmed a lower court's decision barring Michelle Spence-Jones from seeking a third term on the city commission, citing the Miami city charter which prohibits any mayor or city commissioner "elected and qualified for two consecutive full terms" from seeking a...
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