The issue is more about Berger's party change than being a city resident. The City of Wilmington is in New Hanover County, so that's a moot issue; but Berger ran as a Republican and has now changed to Libertarian. The Libertarian Party had no candidates running for County Commissioner at that election; so since Berger is no longer a Republican, now the Republican party has no representative of their party as a County Comissioner anymore. Technically, they can replace Berger now with a new commissioner to fill his place.
Berger may have just cut off his nose to spite his face. Works for me! That's one way to get him off the board!
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