Former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley, who stepped down after what he called an unjust domestic violence conviction, won a new trial Wednesday from an appeals court.
A special election was being held Thursday in White Plains to fill the vacancy left when Mayor Adam Bradley resigned in February after being convicted of domestic violence.
Adam Bradley resigned last month as mayor of White Plains, N.Y. He had been a politician on the rise, but he was arrested in February 2010 on domestic violence charges.
White Plains residents need to elect a new mayor as soon as possible, says Acting Mayor Tom Roach.
The embattled mayor of White Plains resigned Friday afternoon. In a statement, Adam Bradley said, “Today is my last day in office.”
A resolution expressing no confidence in White Plains mayor Adam Bradley and calling for his resignation passed the White Plains Common Council on Wednesday night.
Fumiko Bradley testified against Democratic White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley, who was charged with slamming a door on her fingers and other crimes. He has pleaded not guilty.
The wife of a New York mayor says she called police on him after he twice slammed a door on her fingers.
Adam Bradley and his wife Fumko have filed for divorce a month before the mayor is scheduled to go on trial for domestic violence.