PDF: Read the Griffiths disqualification letter and the late disclosure letter.RIVERDALE -- City recorder Ember Herrick has disqualified newly elected Riverdale city council member Gary E. Griffiths.Griffiths received the second-highest number of votes in the Nov. 5 election, seemingly earning him one of two council seats up for grabs. However, on Monday, Herrick sent a letter to Griffiths informing him that he is disqualified, and that she will submit voting results to the council this evening, Nov. 19, nominating Brent Ellis and Steve Hilton as the winning council candidates. Hilton finished third in voting, receiving 673 votes, to Griffiths' 691. Ellis received 1,046 votes, while the other candidate, Cody Hansen, received 637."Isn't that interesting?" Griffiths asked. "At 5:29 yesterday evening, Ember informed me I'd been disqualified."