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DC residents begin effort to recall Councilman Charles Allen over response to crime

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2024
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Washington, D.C., Councilman Charles Allen is facing a recall effort led by a former government worker, who cited that the representative of Ward 6 should be more focused on curbing crime.

Jennifer Squires, an ex-government worker who voted for Allen, told Axios she formed a recall committee last month and hopes to start fundraising for the effort soon.

Squires has lived on Capitol Hill since 2001 and called the recent rise in crime in D.C. shocking. The city saw a 39% increase in violent crime in 2023, according to data published by its Metropolitan Police...

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