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Recall looms large in Arizona history (access required)

Recall elections played a pivotal role in Arizona statehood. President William Howard Taft, a former judge who was later appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, actually vetoed the enabling act that would have granted Arizona statehood in 1911 because the proposed state Constitution included a recall provision for judges.

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