A panel of the commission ruled 2-1 there was probable cause incumbent Republican Ottawa County commissioner Mark Stahl's complaint was valid, and it referred the matter for a hearing before the full commission, with a Republican and an independent siding with Stahl and a Democrat voting against him.
Redfern on a hot seat
Nov 3, 2012
When the full commission meets sometime after the election, it has three options: Decide Stahl's complaint has no merit; decide the mailer was in fact false; or finding the matter so serious it should be referred to a prosecutor, said Philip C. Richter, executive director of the agency.
Get the full story in Monday's Register and find out why Redfern's not sweating it.