Group to submit recall petition against Atkins-Grad

Tamarac Commissioner Patricia 'Patte' Atkins-Grad acquitted of bribery charges in 2012

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TAMARAC, Fla. - Those who worked to recall Tamarac City Commissioner Patricia "Patte" Atkins-Grad plan on turning in their petitions on Wednesday.

The group collected hundreds of signatures and will turn them in to the Tamarac City Clerk's office at 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to an email from Sharon Aron Baron with Tamarac Talk.

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Jurors acquitted Atkins-Grad of accepting bribes from two developers in Dec. 2012.

The group needed signatures from 10 percent of the voters in Atkins-Grad's District 2, or about 1,200 names. They have until Feb. 15 to get the required signatures.

If the group gets the required signatures, Atkins-Grad will have a chance to respond before a recall election.

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