A notice of intent to recall Councilman Curt Chaffin
was filed on July 15, 2009
in Fernley, Nevada
. The recall campaign was initiated by Fernley residents Alyce Hughes, Larry Miller and Anne Regan. A recall election took place on November 6, 2009
. Early voting ran from November 2nd through November 5th.
At the time, Chaffin was serving as mayor pro-tempor and was re-elected in 2008. In the November election, Chaffin was challenged by local resident Susan Seidl, however, the recall was defeated.
| Curt Chaffin recall
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Reasons for recall
According to the filed notice, residents are calling for a recall because Chaffin "failed to provide adequate supervision and make proper inquiries into the performance of the former treasurer; failed to provide adequate supervision over the former city manager; fails to respond to constituent concerns and complaints; supported mandatory trash; supported the Pozzolin Mine within 400 feet of residential property; supported transferring water to Pyramid Lake to the detriment of Fernley farmers and ranchers."
|2009 recall campaigns|