Friday, September 13, 2013

California: Post-Script on the Filner recall effort -- 37,517 signatures were gathered in 6 days

Looks like San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was having serious pressure before he resigned -- according to petitioners they gathered 37,517 signatures in less than six days (they need 101,597. The recall committee raised $90,000 and spent $50K.
If the recall had qualified for the ballot, it would have been the first mayoral recall in San Diego history. Six other attempts in previous decades had failed to qualify.

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