Lawsuit filed in Falls election results

NEWTON FALLS — Incumbent 3rd Ward Councilman Lyle Waddell filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the results of the Nov. 3 election.

Waddell received 33 percent of the votes while challenger, and the winner, Tesa Spletzer received 67 percent, securing the ward council seat.

Waddell maintains in the lawsuit that the village charter states the election is to be held during the general election which, in Newton Falls, would be November 2021.

Read more in Saturdayás edition of the Tribune Chronicle.


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