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The director of the agency that oversees parking enforcement in Prince George’s County says a parking officer indicted Tuesday for issuing false tickets might have been trying to cover up a lack of work — not attempting to meet quotas.
Elections officials in the District are counting nearly 5,000 absentee and provisional ballots today to determine the final result of a hotly contested Democratic primary race on April 3 for at-large member of the D.C. Council.
Council member Vincent B. Orange has rounded out a full sweep by five Democratic incumbents in the D.C. primary elections, defeating challenger Sekou Biddle by more than 1,700 votes after special ballots were tallied Friday.
Modest numbers of voters hit the polls throughout the District on Tuesday with the potential for altering the makeup of the beleaguered D.C. Council and decide who will carry their political party's flag into the general election in November.
Voters have the chance to oust one-third of the D.C. Council in primary elections Tuesday, but that doesn't mean it will happen.
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Mr. Shapiro said that based on performance measures, supervisors would notice “large gaps in service” in the case that an officer was not working during a shift.
"The Revenue Authority takes these charges very seriously and I am pleased that the oversight mechanisms that are in place worked in this particular case," Executive Director Peter Shapiro said in a statement issued with the announcement of Mr. Budd's indictment.