Joe Egloff recall, Cleveland, Wisconsin (2014)
An effort to recall Town Board Supervisor Joe Egloff in Cleveland, Wisconsin from his position was launched in January 2014. A recall election was scheduled for August 12. Egloff defeated challenger Gerald Jenks in the recall election.
Jenks is disputing the recall results and requesting a recount. This election had more votes cast than the 2010 gubernatorial election.
|Cleveland Town Board Supervisor, Ward 1 Recall|
|Joe Egloff (Incumbent)||121||50.63%|
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.
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. Egloff defeated Gerald Jenks in the recall election.
- Jackson County Chronicle, "Recall effort under way in town of Cleveland," accessed July 22, 2014
- Lacrosse Tribune, "Cleveland sets recall election," July 23, 2014
- Jackson County Wisconsin, "Official recall results," accessed August 17, 2014
- Jackson County Chronicle, "Recount likely in Cleveland recall election," August 20, 2014
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