A residency challenge in the state House District 81 GOP primary has failed, allowing Carla Roberts to remain on the ballot.
Roberts’ opponent, fellow Republican Chris Boedecker, was seeking to have Roberts disqualified from the ballot by arguing she was not a legal resident of the district.
A ruling issued on Friday, July 6, by the Office of State Administrative Hearings, ruled that Roberts is a legal resident, and thus allowed to seek the seat.
“In open court, Mr. Boedeker admitted to hiring a private investigator, sending people by my house, snooping through details of my personal life and even getting into my water bills,” Roberts said. “He ignored the law, ignored the facts, and acted like a schoolyard bully.
“Mr. Boedeker owes the people of this district, my family, and especially my daughter, an apology for refusing to campaign on the issues