Complaint Filed Over Campaign Mailer

A campaign mailer from County Commissioner John Brooke has ignited a political controversy within the Delaware County Democratic Party. The Brooke mailer, dated April 10, included an official application for an absentee voter ballot, along with a return envelope pre-addressed to the Delaware County clerk’s office, and a cover letter explaining step-by-step how to fill out the application. On Friday, Mary Jo Barton, Democratic committee woman for Precinct 14 and a city council member, filed a formal complaint against Brooke with the Delaware County Election Board.