Joe Egloff recall, Cleveland, Wisconsin (2014)

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An effort to recall Town Board Supervisor Joe Egloff in Cleveland, Wisconsin from his position was launched in January 2014.[1] A recall election was scheduled for August 12.[2] Egloff defeated challenger Gerald Jenks in the recall election.[3]

Recall results

Jenks is disputing the recall results and requesting a recount. This election had more votes cast than the 2010 gubernatorial election.[4]

Cleveland Town Board Supervisor, Ward 1 Recall
ResultVotesPercentage
ApprovedaJoe Egloff (Incumbent) 121 50.63%
DefeateddGerald Jenks 118 49.37%

Recall proponent arguments

The group Cleveland Can't Afford to Wait targeted Egloff for allegedly violating open meeting rules, increasing attorney fees and opposing economic development. The final allegation was linked to his opposition of frac sand mining.[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing recall in Wisconsin

Recall supporters needed to collect 52 signatures to force a recall election. The town clerk certified 95 signatures, allowing the recall effort to move forward. The recall election was scheduled for August 12.[2] Egloff defeated Gerald Jenks in the recall election.[3]

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