Those two board members are now pushing for the recall of two other board members who are in the anti-Isquierdo camp, Daniel Hernandez Jr. and Buck Crouch. Petitioners need about 1300 valids by December 14.
Hernandez helped save Rep. Gabrielle Giffords when she was shot in Tucson (he was one of her intern). He is also gay. Those two facts are being used in the campaign against him:
Here's the two flyers:
The first targets him for being openly gay, imploring, "Put a REAL Man on the Sunnyside Board... Daniel Hernandez is LGBT... We need someone who will support Sports and cares about our kids. We don’t need someone who hates our values."
The second flyer attacks Hernandez’s work on behalf of gun violence prevention in the wake of the Giffords shooting, claiming, "Daniel Hernandez cares about only one things [sic] taking your guns away."The article with the flyers does seem to be misleading, as it leads with the statement that Hernandez is "fighting to save his job for being openly gay and working toward gun violence prevention." The recall doesn't seem to be about those issues at all -- they are more of a tactical as Hernandez makes clear in his quote:
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