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Mafrige, Beeton ask court to have Yarbrough scratched - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

September 2, 2014

Mafrige, Beeton ask court to have Yarbrough scratched

Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014 1:15 am | Updated: 8:41 am, Sun Mar 30, 2014.

GALVESTON — Two candidates for mayor of Galveston have asked a court to force the city to rule Jim Yarbrough ineligible to run for mayor.

Don Mafrige and Elizabeth Beeton filed a petition for a writ of mandamus on Thursday in the 1st Court of Appeals. The petition asks the court to force the city secretary to rule that Yarbrough does not meet the requirements for residency as set out in the city charter.

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