Editor’s Observe: Palm Coast Observer Writer John Walsh not too long ago endorsed David Alfin for mayor.
David Alfin, an actual property dealer who’s operating for Palm Coast mayor, was arrested in 2002 and once more in 2007 for driving whereas impaired with alcohol, each in Ulster County, New York. As is widespread throughout marketing campaign season, different accusations have additionally been made, which he addressed in a cellphone interview July 20.
With regard to the drunk driving arrests, Alfin stated he wished to be “completely clear. A mistake I made, by no means to be repeated.”
Fb commenters have additionally prompt that Alfin had $60,000 tax liens in opposition to properties, however he stated they weren’t his properties and any court docket data are referring to a different particular person named David Alfin.
Alfin confirmed that he’s a member of the county’s Worth Evaluation Board, and he’ll step down if he’s elected mayor in order to keep away from any conflicts.
He’s additionally accused of dropping out of the Naval Academy at warfare time. Alfin stated in his July 20 interview that in 1972, he believed that the Vietnam Battle was going to finish quickly and that the Navy may very well be downsized, so he transferred to the College of Pennsylvania.