This excellent new law proposed by Bryan Lentz I would hope would also apply to state representatives holding onto borough council seats as absentees long after their election to state office as happened in Ridley Park in 2009.
Delco Times Editorial Dec. 9:
Editorial: Pols should not hold two elected offices
In a move clearly designed to embarrass one of his fellow lawmakers from Delaware County, state Rep. Bryan Lentz, D-161 of Swarthmore, is proposing a new law that would forbid state legislators from holding more than one elected office at a time.
"I am concerned that an individual holding two elected offices cannot give either office the attention it deserves, thereby shortchanging the people they have been elected to serve," said Lentz.
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