Crosby, Cochise County, recall
May 4, 2023

Committee falls short of required signatures to prompt election to oust Cochise County supervisor

The Committee to Recall Tom Crosby announced last night, “with disappointment,” that it failed to collect enough signatures by deadline to trigger an election to oust the controversial Cochise County supervisor.

Hobbs, Kern, Wadsack, recall
Mar 27, 2023

Wadsack recall effort underway

Freshman Sen. Justine Wadsack, R-Tucson, is facing a burgeoning recall effort led by her constituents in Legislative District 17 and out-of-district organizers frustrated by controversial bills and colorful comments.

Jun 18, 2021

Bowers: ‘delicious’ irony group failed to recall him

A recall of House Speaker Rusty Bowers won’t make the ballot because the right-wing group behind it didn’t fill out the forms correctly.

Jun 15, 2021

Finchem recall effort fizzles

The group behind an effort to recall Rep. Mark Finchem has quit three weeks short of its deadline.

Rep. David Stringer, R-Prescott, answers questions Wednesday about his comments which were interpreted by some as racist. Stringer said he was not a racist but simply was detailing his views on the effects of rapid immigration on the country. With him is the Rev. Jarrett Maupin who agreed to let Stringer explain his comments to leaders of the African-American community in Phoenix. PHOTO BY HOWARD FISCHER/CAPITOL MEDIA SERVICES
Dec 7, 2018

2nd straight year of calls for a lawmaker’s ouster

For the second year in a row, the House hovers on the edge of moral turmoil and the potential ouster of a member.

Dec 30, 2015

Douglas recall effort fails

A highly publicized effort to recall state schools chief Diane Douglas is folding this morning after gathering fewer than 10 percent of the signatures realistically needed to force an election.

Dec 1, 2015

Douglas recall campaign still far short of the signatures it needs

The Coalition to Recall Diane Douglas has less than a month to gather roughly another 300,000 signatures.

Oct 23, 2015

State schools official disciplined over alleged conflict

Politics has led to the discipline of a state Department of Education manager.

Sep 1, 2015

Drive to recall Douglas officially begins

Foes of state schools chief Diane Douglas can now start gathering the more than 366,000 signatures – probably a lot more – that they will need to try to oust her from office.

Jul 7, 2015

Organizers to delay start of official Diane Douglas recall effort

Organizers of a recall against state schools chief Diane Douglas are going to cool their jets for awhile – at least until it gets a bit cooler outside.

Apr 3, 2015

Bill making it tougher to recall elected officials sent to governor

The House on April 1 gave final approval to HB2407, which demands strict compliance with constitutional and statutory requirements for referendum and recall efforts – or else a judge may toss out the voter-driven effort.

Nov 25, 2014

Paperwork filed in attempt to recall Diane Douglas

They can’t gather their first signature for more than seven months. But foes of Republican Diane Douglas, newly elected the state school superintendent, now have the legal ability to start soliciting funds for the effort.