Tag: 2023 recalls

  • 2023 is on similar pace to 2022 for elected official recall efforts nationwide

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    The number of recall efforts taking place nationwide – along with the number of elected officials impacted by recall efforts – held a similar pace over the first 264 days of 2023 compared to 2022.  As of September 21, 2023, Ballotpedia identified a total of 232 recall efforts nationwide through the first 264 days of…

  • Number of county commissioner recalls falls sharply in 2023

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    Ballotpedia has identified eight county commissioners (or equivalent county-level officeholders) targeted for recall across the country as of June 2023. This is a sharp decline from the 33 county commissioner (and equivalent) recall targets that had been tracked at this time in 2022. Recall attempts against county commissioners slowed significantly in the second half of…

  • Michigan continues to lead in number of mayoral recalls

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    For the second consecutive year, Michigan has experienced the largest number of mayoral recalls in the country as of the mid-point of the year. Ballotpedia has tracked 29 recall efforts against 28 mayors in the first half of 2023, with 15 of those recalls targeting mayors in Michigan. Disputes related to wind turbines and solar…