The Florida Elections Commission held its regular quarterly meeting on November 16 and 17, 2016. One of the items listed on the Public Agenda was the probable cause hearing on a complaint filed by me against Carline M. Paul, a former candidate for North Miami City Council.
Based on a July 6, 2016 Staff Recommendation Following Investigation (see page 45 of the attached public agenda item), at its August 17, 2016 meeting, the Commission charged the respondent with twelve counts of campaign finance violations.
Carline Paul hired attorney Sabine Millien-Felix to represent her. In a cover letter (page 53) and Response to Staff Recommendation (page 26), and amended Response (page 7), Ms. Millian stated one excuse after another for her client’s violations.
And, of course, Carline Paul is responsible for none of them! Continue reading