Frank Hinojosa recall, Alice, Texas (2014)
Sanchez and recall supporters argued that Hinojosa had put his political agenda above the needs of the community. Specifically, they pointed to the firing of Ray De Los Santos, former city manager, which Hinojosa initiated.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Laws governing recall in Texas
Petitions were filed with the city clerk on November 7, 2013. At least 10 signatures were required to file a notice of intent to recall.
In order to trigger a recall election, supporters needed to collect a minimum of 100 signatures from registered voters in the city within 60 days. If sufficient signatures were filed, a recall election would have been scheduled within 30 to 35 days after the petitions were presented to the city council.
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