An effort to recall Ricky Smith and Mike Stephens
from their positions as school board
members of the Morehouse Parish School Board in Louisiana
was launched in December 2011.
from the school board in March 2012. The recall effort against Stephens did not move forward. Smith represented District 6 while Stephens represents District 5.
Othanell Hill and Beatrice Thompson served as chairman and vice-chairman of the committee to recall Smith. LaRonda Moore is chairman of the committee to recall Stephens.  The National Action Network assisted in the organization of the recall effort.  According to the Bastrop Daily Enterprise, the recall stemmed from "reasons which the petition organizers have never explained."
Path to the ballot
Recall petitions were filed with the Louisiana Secretary of State in December 2011.  Smith resigned from the board in March 2012, and recall proceedings against Stephens never moved forward.