DeSantis Suspends Mayor From Office Who Was Arrested For Alleged Voter Fraud

  • Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended North Miami Beach Mayor Anthony DeFillipo from office on Monday after he was arrested and charged with multiple felonies for allegedly voting illegally in an election multiple times.
  • “Anthony F. DeFillipo II is suspended from the public office, which he now holds, to wit: Mayor of the City of North Miami Beach,” DeSantis said in an executive order.
  • The executive order also prohibits him from “performing any official act, duty, or function of public office; from receiving any pay or allowance; and from being entitled to any of the emoluments or privileges of public office during the period of this suspension, which period shall be from today until a further Executive Order is issued or as otherwise provided by law.”
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