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  • 34 officials face recall elections on Nov. 7

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    Ballotpedia is covering recall elections against 34 officials on November 7, 2023. The elections against 28 of those officials are happening in Michigan. Another three are in Oregon, and the remaining three are split between Colorado, Ohio, and Texas. Thirteen of the 34 officials on recall ballots are city council members. Nine are city officials,…

  • Recall election roundup: Colorado

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    Ballotpedia tracked two new recall efforts against local officials in Colorado from Sept. 25-Oct. 1, bringing the yearly statewide total to 14 efforts against 28 officials. The most recent efforts are:  Of the 14 recall efforts this year, eight have made the ballot. Nationwide, 350 officials are the subject of recall efforts through Oct. 1.…

  • Recall election roundup: Florida

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new recall effort against a local official in Florida from Sept. 4-10, bringing the yearly statewide total to six efforts against five officials. The most recent effort is:  Henry Rosenthal recall, Islamorada, Florida (2023): Seat 4 Village Councilman Henry Rosenthal.  Recall organizers accused Rosenthal of malfeasance, alleging that he asked the village’s…

  • Recall election roundup: Texas

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new recall effort against a local official in Texas from Sept. 4-10, bringing the yearly statewide total to nine efforts against 17 officials. The most recent effort is:  Cassandra Hernandez recall, El Paso, Texas (2023): District 3 City Representative Cassandra Hernandez.  Recall supporters allege that Hernandez is unapproachable and should be removed…

  • Recall election roundup: Texas

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    Ballotpedia tracked two new recall efforts against local officials in Texas from July 31-Aug. 6, bringing the yearly statewide total to eight efforts against 16 officials. The most recent efforts are:  Mayor and city council recall, Keene, Texas (2023): Mayor Lisa Parrish and City Councilmembers Gwen Beeson, James Belz, and Ray Johnson.  Jen Baggett filed…

  • Recall election roundup: Texas

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new recall effort against local officials in Texas from July 24-30, bringing the yearly statewide total to six efforts against 12 officials. The most recent effort is:  Rashad Lewis and David Shultz recall, Jasper, Texas (2023): City Councilmen Rashad Lewis and David Shultz.  Resident and recall organizer Renee Harrington has accused Lewis…

  • Recall election roundup: Wisconsin

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new recall effort against local officials in Wisconsin from July 17-23, bringing the yearly statewide total to two efforts against two officials. The most recent effort is:  Lester Lewis recall, Taylor County, Wisconsin (2023): District 13 Supervisor Lester Lewis, Recall election on July 18, 2023. Supporters of the recall took issue with…

  • Governor Roy Cooper (D) vetoes one bill from July 17-23

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    Governor Roy Cooper (D) vetoed one bill from July 17-23. He vetoed H219, which would have made “various changes to the laws affecting charter schools,” including easing enrollment restrictions and allowing charter schools to utilize property tax to fund capital needs. In his veto message, Cooper said, “This bill allowing more students to attend failing…

  • Recall election roundup: Colorado

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new recall effort against local officials in Colorado from July 10-16, bringing the yearly statewide total to 12 efforts against 25 officials. The most recent effort is:  Tommy Flower recall, Custer County, Colorado (2023): City Commissioner Tommy Flower.  An attempt to recall Custer County District 3 Commissioner Tommy Flower in Colorado was initiated in…

  • Recall election roundup: Texas

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    Ballotpedia tracked one new recall effort against local officials in Texas from July 10-16, bringing the yearly statewide total to five efforts against 10 officials. The most recent effort is:  Jose Segarra and Ramon Alvarez recall, Killeen, Texas (2023): City Councilmen Ramon Alvarez and Jose Segarra. A recall petition against Alvarez and Segarra was filed in…