Sumner council member announces mayoral candidacy during meeting in apparent violation of city rules, state election laws
Sumner City Councilman Randy Hynek announced at a televised council meeting that he plans to challenge incumbent Mayor Dave Enslow in the November election.
The announcement, which Hynek shared at the April 1 council session broadcast on Pierce County TV, was in violation of Sumner City Council rules and Public Disclosure Commission regulations.
Hynek, following a confrontation with the city clerk regarding a missing agenda item, announced his bid to run for the post.
“I’ve decided that there needs to be changes and I can’t wait to make them, I’m running for mayor,” Hynek said. “I’m …