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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"Pursuant to the Elections Act, the commission be pleased to frame the question to be determined at the recall election and assign a symbol for each answer to the recall question for the recall election for Molo Parliamentary seat," they said.They added: "the IEBC through its chairman issues a notice to the Speaker of the National Assembly indicating that the MP for Molo Constituency has been recalled pursuant to Article 104 of the Constitution and the speaker be advised to forthwith declare the seat vacant.
"This is by way of a recall election where the local executive who already reached a three-term limit can immediately run for the same office in a recall election without barely a term having lapsed between his last term and the recall election where he is running as a candidate," she added.
The group is preparing to launch a petition dubbed "Recall Han Kuo-yu" and pointed out that under current norms, the first stage would need 30,000 signatures, and the second stage would require 300,000 signatures within 60 days before a recall election can be initiated.
The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed the petition of San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez to stop the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from holding a recall election for the mayoral post in the city.
The Supreme Court has dismissed the petition of San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez questioning the approval by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the conduct of a recall election in San Juan.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission ordered on Wednesday that a recall election be carried out for Trempealeau County District Attorney Taavi McMahon.
The petitioners contended that the descriptions are nonexhaustive examples of the type of conduct that could lead to a recall election.<br />The SJC agreed with the plaintiff.<br />"The drafters of the act clearly knew how to indicate a nonexhaustive list," Justice Kimberly S.
The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a temporary restraining order stopping the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from proceeding with the recall election against the mayor of this city.
At least 15,000 of the 30,000 signatures submitted for the recall petition should be verified by the Comelec before the recall election in San Juan City could push through.
The legislative proposal, tabled by Citizens Alliance MP Giorgos Lillikas, would require gathering the signatures of 20 per cent of the electorate before a recall election or referendum can be held.
Prozanski would then have had to resign or face a recall election within 35 days.
FALL RIVER -- Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has conceded a mayoral recall election to Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter, one of seven challengers in a two-part vote.