Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Michigan: Times-Herald editorial attacks Michigan factual and clear recall requirement

Here's a good take on the problems with the change in Michigan's recall law (from back in 2012). The editorial notes that the factual and clear requirement is causing it's own problems:

The problem with that requirement is that the reasons must be factual and clear but they don’t have to be relevant. Citizens ought to be able to recall their elected officials for doing a poor job. Instead, petitioners pull reasons out of the air to satisfy county election boards.

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