Dallas Mayoral Candidates ‘deeply Troubled' by Another City Hall Scandal, Push for Ethics Reform

After former City Council member Carolyn Davis’ guilty plea to federal corruption charges, several mayoral candidates said Friday that Dallas City Hall is need of systemic changes.The case against Davis, who left City Hall in 2015, now figures to be a factor in the campaign to replace term-limited Mayor Mike Rawlings. She is the third council member in the past decade — the others were Dwaine Caraway and Don Hill — to be felled by federal prosecutors.Five of the candidates in the nine-candidate field — Mike Ablon, Jason Villalba, Eric Johnson, Lynn McBee and Miguel Solis — jumped on the news of Davis’ plea and said they were best qualified to move the city forward after the case.  Continue reading...

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