The Glendale City Clerk’s Office has rejected a bid to place rent control before the city’s voters, calling the submitted petition “deficient and invalid” due to a number of problems.

For example, the text of the rent control measure is not included anywhere in the petition, the clerk said. Moreover, in some areas, sections of pages were glued atop other pages, and in some areas, sections were “whited out” and then filled in again.

“These acts raise questions about the voter’s intent and the contents of the petition …

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