NPR Reports: Growing National Trend of Recalling Sitting Officials

 An item from today’s NPR program “Morning Edition,”  reporter Greg Allen discussed the growing trend of recalling sitting officials (“Petition Drive Underway to Recall Miami-Dade Mayor”). Allen reports,

“We’ve been hearing a lot about voter anger this election season and it’s having an impact even in places where politicians are not running for reelection. There are multiple efforts to recall sitting officials, especially mayors. … many mayors are learning first hand the consequences of raising taxes during a time of economic hardships.”
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“But this is not just a Miami story. Across the country small cities and large, many mayors face similar recall efforts.”

 

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