The right to use recall elections that Arizona fought for so vigorously during its quest for statehood has rarely been used in the past 100 years, but a flurry of recent attempts to oust elected officials from office has some questioning whether the process is being abused.Read More »
As the recall threat against Senate President Russell Pearce heats up, Arizona voters may be joining their counterparts in the rest of the country in looking to kick out an elected leader. Activists in Wisconsin are seeking to remove 16 state senators, Miami-Dade County kicked out its mayor and the mayor of Omaha, Neb., just barely survived a recall vote.Read More »
Processing of petitions to force a recall election for Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce is running ahead of schedule, increasing the possibility that an election would be held in November.Read More »
A counter-effort has been launched against the highly publicized effort to recall Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
State Sen. Russell Pearce was riding high last year, notching wins that include enactment of a second Arizona law to crack down on illegal immigration and then his selection by fellow Republican senators as the chamber's new president.
This year, things haven't gone so well for the tough-talking former lawman.
Saying they have defied doomsayers and skeptics, a group filed Tuesday more than 18,000 signatures to recall Senate President Russell Pearce, a conservative lawmaker from Mesa who is nationally known for his anti-illegal immigration legislation.Read More »
A leader of a recall campaign targeting Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce says the effort may use all the time possible to collect voter signatures prior to a May 31 deadline to submit petitions.Read More »
Critics of state Senate President Russell Pearce say they're within striking distance of collecting enough petition signatures for what they hope would be a November recall election.Read More »
One of two efforts to recall Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce has called it quits, claiming the other group is on the brink of collecting enough signatures.Read More »
Three of Phoenix's nine City Council members face recall efforts.Read More »