The recall of Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly and Councilman Jim Cleveland is now set to take place on January 14.
The recall was launched after the revelation that Kenerly allegedly withheld consideration of a city administrator candidate because he was black. In an interview, Cleveland discussed his opposition to interracial marriage due to his "Christian beliefs." Georgia has a malfeasance standard rule and they claimed that the recall reasons do not meet the "for cause" requirement for a recall.
Petitioners handed in 270 signatures to push through the first stage of the recall they need 96 valids.