Ballot Measures

Charter Amendment: Disqualification from Office for Felony Conviction, D.C. Council

Description:

This Charter Amendment, if passed, would make anyone who is convicted of a felony while holding the office of Councilmember ineligible to remain in office and ineligible to ever hold the office again.

Section 402 (D.C. Official Code § 1-204.02) is amended by striking the phrase "to be

held; and (d) holds" and inserting the phrase "to be held; (d) has not been convicted of a felony

while holding the office; and (e) holds" in its place.

Section 402 (D.C. Official Code § 1-204.02) is amended by striking the phrase "to be

held; and (d) holds" and inserting the phrase "to be held; (d) has not been convicted of a felony

while holding the office; and (e) holds" in its place.

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