Home / Capitol Insiders / Recall bill soundly defeated in Senate (access required)

Recall bill soundly defeated in Senate (access required)

A bill to overhaul the recall election process in Arizona to protect Sheriff Joe Arpaio and other elected officials was defeated today in the state Senate. HB2282 failed by a 10-18 vote. It would have created a primary and general election process in the event an elected official is recalled, as opposed to the current non-partisan, winner-take-all election.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Check Also

court decisions binders

Judge rules pension cap unconstitutional, leaves fix with Legislature (access required)

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled July 20 that a state law capping employer contributions rates to retirement funds for judges and elected officials is unconstitutional, and that it’s up to Arizona lawmakers to find a solution.