Lowndes County Sheriff Chris Prine is facing threats of a recall for his investigation of the death of a 17 year-old high student. The student, Kendrick Johnson, was reported to have suffocated after falling headfirst into a rolled-up gym mat. The investigation is being reviewed by the US Attorney.
Georgia would require a cause (violation of office, malfeasance or indictment). Petitioners would furst have to hand in 100 signatures and then collect 30% of registereds (about 18,000) in 45 days.