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Denton City Council Chamber at City Hall.

A Denton lawyer has filed a lawsuit against several defendants — including the city and a former City Council member — over the upcoming recall election for Denton’s District 4 council member.

Richard Gladden

Richard Gladden

In the lawsuit filed Wednesday, Richard Gladden lists as plaintiffs District 4 council member Alison Maguire, who is facing the recall election, and Keri Caruthers, Tracy Runnels and Emily Meisner, all former District 4 — now District 3 — voters who originally voted for Maguire in the May 2021 election. Gladden’s lawsuit seeks declaratory relief, interim injunctive relief and permanent injunctive relief.

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Don Duff

Alison Maguire

Alison Maguire

Chris Watts

Chris Watts

CHRISTIAN MCPHATE can be reached at 940-566-6862 and via Twitter @writerontheedge

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