Fired mayors under indictment have good chances of reelection

22.10.2013                      18.Cheschwan.5774                      heute Kommunalwahlen

Kommunalwahl:

Fired mayors under indictment have good chances of reelection

Raises issue of whether local officials should remain in office when under indictment for financial crimes, as opposed to violent crimes.

Shlomo Lahiani (Bat Yam), Yitzhak Rochberger (Ramat Hasharon) and Shimon Gafsou (Nazareth Illit) have the dubious distinction of being incumbent mayors removed from office by the High Court of Justice, but with a good chance of winning reelection….