Author: Emma Burlingame

  • Anaheim City Council recall election scheduled for June 4

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    In California, a recall election seeking to remove Natalie Rubalcava from her position as the District 3 representative on the Anaheim City Council is scheduled for June 4, 2024.  The recall effort began in August 2023. Recall supporters initiated the recall effort after the release of a public corruption investigation report. The report alleged that…

  • 845 candidates responded to Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey in 2023

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    Since 2018, Ballotpedia has invited candidates to take part in our Candidate Connection initiative. We survey candidates at the federal, state, and local levels to help voters better understand how their candidates think about the world and how they intend to govern. A total of 845 candidates from 38 states responded to the survey in…

  • Recall election scheduled for November 7, 2023, in Green Charter Township, Michigan

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    In Green Charter Township, Michigan, a recall election seeking to remove James Chapman (R) from his position as supervisor, Janet Clark (R) from her position as clerk, Denise MacFarlane (R) from her position as treasurer, and Roger Carroll (R) and Dale Jernstadt (R) from their positions as trustees is scheduled for November 7, 2023. Former…

  • More city officials facing recall in 2023 than in 2020-2022

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    The number of city officials who had been included in recall efforts as of June 15, 2023, was higher than at a similar point in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Eighteen city officials had drawn recall efforts compared to four in 2022 and one in 2021. Ballotpedia did not track any recall efforts targeting city officials…