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Ending stalemate, Human Relations commissioner quits seeking chairmanship

Original post made on Feb 14, 2020

In a stunning move to avoid a potentially divisive and deadlocked election for the Palo Alto Human Relations Commissioner chairmanship, one of the two contenders on Thursday asked his colleagues to vote for the other nominee.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 14, 2020, 5:27 PM

Comments (6)

Posted by Resident
a resident of Downtown North
on Feb 14, 2020 at 7:47 pm

What a bunch of self-important blow hard. Lee, Smith, the whole lot - sounds like they deserve each other.

Posted by Daisy
a resident of Professorville
on Feb 14, 2020 at 8:50 pm

Steven Lee showed true leadership and incredible strength and grace by stepping asside. It is an honor to know him.

Posted by Independent
a resident of Esther Clark Park
on Feb 16, 2020 at 5:55 pm

Steven Lee defended the woman who attacked the guy wearing the MAGA hat on Cal Ave. Really? He is angling to run for office, using the Human Relations commission to assist. Why does he need to be chairman, if he really cares about human relations?

Posted by Mark Weiss
a resident of Downtown North
on Feb 18, 2020 at 6:29 am

I thought it said he quit period.

Posted by Paul C.
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 18, 2020 at 12:53 pm

Steven Lee shows graceful leadership vs. the opposite cut-throat power grabbing. People will remember you and you deserve some higher goals and positions.

Posted by Anon
a resident of Evergreen Park
on Feb 19, 2020 at 7:56 am

I wonder why u took him so long?
There was a tie recently at city council and PTC two years ago it was resolved in the same meeting very quickly with no squabbling or name calling.

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