On May 2, 2001, the opposition slate, led by the Roxborough Law Office,
held an unauthorized curbside election. They declared themselves the
winners and the new MNC officers. They attempted to takeover the MNC
bank account and the MNC meeting space. They sent letters and announcements
on MNC letterhead.
On May 21, 2001, Manayunk Neighborhood Council filed a lawsuit against
the oppositon group with six counts, including, conspiracy, interference
with a contract, libel, slander, fraud, and misappropriation of name.
announcements on MNC letterhead.
On May 23, 2001, Manayunk Neighborhood Council filed for a preliminary
injunction against the opposition group asking the courts to stop the
them from interfering with our election, stop representing themselves
as officers of MNC, stop interfering with the business and legal relationships
of MNC, stop using MNC letterhead, stop interfering with ongoing litigation
(VI appeal), and to stop trying to pass themselves off as represnting
On June 8, 2001, Roxborough Law Office, representing the opposition
group, filed a counterclaim to our lawsuit.
On October 18, 2001, the judge finally ruled on the injunction. She
did so by setting up guidelines for a new election.
On November 7, 2001, registration for the MNC election was held. 400
people registered. About 260 people were pre-qualified (MNC members
and those opposition memebers who voted in the illegal May election)
for a total of about 660 eligible voters.
On November 14, 2001, MNC elections were held. |
- 474 people voted.
- 337 people voted for the Jane Glenn slate
- 85 people voted for the Gartenberg slate
- 52 people split their votes
* Note! 474 people voted but a couple of the offices add
up to 476... Anyway, these are the numbers we have.