David Turley recall, Woodland Park, Colorado (2014)

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An effort to recall Mayor David Turley in Woodland Park, Colorado from their positions was launched on July 10, 2014.[1] Turley resigned on July 14, ended the recall.[2]

Recall proponent arguments

Recall leader Ann Brown is targeting Turley after he was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child.[1]

Official response

In announcing his resignation, Turley released the following statement:

It is unfortunate that such serious, false allegations can serve to derail my dedication to this wonderful community. I look forward to the time when both the City of Woodland Park and I are no longer burdened by these issues.[2][3]

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing recall in Colorado

A recall petition against David Turley was filed by Ann Brown on July 10, 2014. Supporters needed to turn in 252 signatures within 60 days of petition approval to bring the recall to a vote.[1] Turley resigned on July 14.[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Gazette, "Recall effort launched against Woodland Park mayor," July 11, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Gazette, "Woodland Park mayor resigns amid 'false allegations,'" July 14, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.