Gov. Ron DeSantis has suspended Cape Coral City Councilwoman Patty Cummings.
The move came days after Cummings was arrested when a state attorney’s investigation determined she lied about living in the district she represents when filing for office. According to NBC-2, Cummings faces three third-degree felonies: Fraudulent application for a driver’s license and two counts of false swearing in with voting of elections.
Cummings won her seat representing District 4 last November, unseating incumbent Jennifer Nelson.
But she has since faced allegations that she was living in District 2 and lied both in stating her residency as a candidate and on her voter registration.
A warrant for Cummings’ a...