Brad Raffensperger and Ivan Figueroa recall, Johns Creek, Georgia (2014)
An effort to recall council members Brad Raffensperger and Ivan Figueroa in Johns Creek, Georgia, from their positions was launched in October 2013 by Greg Bock, Stephanie Endres and Wayne Carrel.
Recall supporters argue that the council members violated the city charter and oath of office. Additionally, the said that they "committed malfeasance when they caused the city to authorize the investigation at tax payers expense" and "committed malfeasance and violated the open meetings act by voting to issue a press release challenging Mayor's and CM Stewart's statements criticizing the City Manager action on Oct. 7."
Path to the ballot
- See also: Laws governing recall in Georgia
Recall supporters filed "petitions for an intent to recall" the week of October 28. Each petition had more than the required minimum of 100 signatures.
If the petitions are approved, supporters will have 90 days to collect signatures from a minimum of 30 percent of the number of registered voters inn the last preceding election - about 11,830 signatures.
If supporters succeed a recall election would be scheduled within 30-45 days.
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