Recall Election

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Recall Election

An election to decide whether or not to retain a political office holder. In general, a recall election occurs when a sufficient number of voters petition for it. If a majority in the recall election vote to retain the incumbent, the status quo continues. If a majority vote not to retain, the incumbent is said to be recalled.
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Our representative recalls that she was an interested consumer who was keen to purchase the product.
The High Representative recalls that the EU has consistently condemned terrorist attacks of any nature, including any attacks that may endanger the civilian population," said Michael Mann, spokesman for Ashton, in a statement.
The High Representative recalls that the peace process was recently given a
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