Democracy Interrupted: Kauai Suspends Vote on Pesticide, GMO Bill

·By Sophie Cocke

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The council didn’t have the votes to override a mayoral veto of Bill 2491 so it suspended the vote until Saturday.

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Is the decision to suspend voting on Bill 2491 until a new council member is in place justified? Does it seem strange that the council will choose the person who makes the deciding vote? Share your thoughts below.