Thursday, January 12, 2012

Virgin Islands: St. Croix Board of Elections recall petitions submitted

Petitions to recall almost all of the members of the St. Croix Board of Elections have been submitted, and then have to be withdrawn and resubmitted. Oy.
The article notes" The formula for determining the number of signatures required to initiate a recall election leaves it nearly impossible to achieve, organizers said.
Under the Revised Organic Act of 1954, the petitioners have 60 days to gather "a list of signatures equal in number to at least 50 percent of the whole number of votes cast for that office in the last general election."

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