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  Election twist puts council president Brenda Jones in odd spot
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Last EditedBrentinCO  Aug 08, 2018 07:38pm
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News DateThursday, August 9, 2018 01:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionBut what's not clear is whether Jones, a longtime councilwoman, would want to vacate her City Council seat for such a short congressional stint.

In a statement released to the Free Press on Wednesday, Jones' campaign said, “We’re reviewing the results of last night’s election and a statement will be forthcoming.”

That decision is fraught with uncertainty, though, should she decide she doesn't want to be congresswoman for two months: Under state rules, a party nominee can't get his or her name off the ballot unless the person moves out of state, dies, has a physical ailment that keeps the person from serving or is otherwise disqualified.
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