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Hundreds of Spokane residents ask Mayor Condon to step down

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Several community leaders say they feel betrayed after reading the independent investigator’s report that looked into the resignation of former Spokane Police chief Frank Straub.

A big question is, what does this investigation mean for Spokane's Mayor David Condon? He's the first mayor to be re-elected since 1975 but he's now facing calls to resign from city leaders and those in the community.

KHQ found out that so far, nobody has filed for a recall but one man is pretty outspoken about the potential.

"See this is what I wrote, 'Resign, you disgraced the mayor's office, destroyed the public's confidence in you,'" said Spokane resident Hector Martinet. 

Martinet showed KHQ the Facebook note he wrote to Mayor Condon. "You vote for somebody that actually came up my sidewalk, came up to my house shook my hand and that he made me promises," said Martinet.

He's been closely following what's happened and now wants a change. "I voted for this guy. I feel responsible for that. If no one does call for his recall, I know I can go down and file and get the signatures immediately," said Martinet.

Martinet told KHQ that so far the mayor hasn't responded to his Facebook message. To be fair, there have been some messages of support for Mayor Condon. Time will tell if the support outweighs the outcry. 

There is also a big Facebook following on a group called #RecallCondon. It's not a new group but has gained several followers in the last few days.

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