As the Whig reported in August, a Circuit Court judge rejected County Executive Alan McCarthy’s suit to have Danielle Hornberger’s name removed from the November ballot because of her failure to file a required personal financial statement. The legal bar for such a change to the ballot is high, and the judge ruled that McCarthy had not met it.

I have obtained the transcript of the court hearing on this matter, the judge’s written decision, and Ms. Hornberger’s financial statements (public documents), the first one not filed until a month after the June primary election. My review of this material gives me considerable concern about Ms. Hornberger’s candidacy.

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