FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2016
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Lucille Kring Fails in Court Against Arturo Ferreras
Anaheim, CA Anaheim Councilwoman Lucille Kring failed yesterday in a meritless lawsuit she brought against the Orange County Registrar and Anaheim City Clerk, in which she attempted to force her challenger, South Anaheim Neighborhood Council Chair Arturo Ferreras, to run under an unknown name. The suit was brought without any evidence or legal authority and appears to have been an attempt by Councilwoman Kring to intimidate Arturo Ferreras and his supporters.
The suit alleged that Arturo Ferreras, an immigrant from the Philippines and an Ecumenical Catholic Priest, was using a false name on the ballot, was not a priest in good standing and could not prove he was endorsed by Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait. Kring’s attorneys later dropped the Priest charge. The court dismissed the suit. Continue reading