Election 2018Hot Sheet

Englewood spending $15,000 on a special recall election

Author: Marshall Zelinger, 9News - August 22, 2018 - Updated: August 22, 2018

Englewood Councilwoman Laurett Barrentine (KUSA-9news, Denver)

The city of Englewood faces a sudden expenditure that has nothing to do with fixing the stormwater system that was overwhelmed by last month’s rains.

Next week, voters in the south Denver suburb will get a special-election recall ballot in the mail.

Councilwoman Laurett Barrentine is facing a recall effort from a group that collected signatures to get the issue on a special election ballot.

They accuse her of being a bully, obstructionist and unprofessional — accusations that she denies.

“Nobody should be recalled for doing their job,” said Barrentine.

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Marshall Zelinger, 9News

Marshall Zelinger, 9News