Johnny McMahan recall, Bauxite, Arkansas (2012)
A vote about whether to recall Johnny McMahan from his position as mayor of Bauxite, Arkansas, took place on November 6, 2012. McMahan was retained in office. Bauxite, a town with 487 residents, is located in Saline County.
Former Bauxite city council member Debbi Purifoy alleged that McMahan failed to pay attention to her request for information related to city taxes. More than 100 signatures were certified, and a recall election took place on November 6. McMahan says he plans an aggressive campaign against the recall. McMahan was retained in office.
- The Republic, "Votes asking to recall mayors of 3 Arkansas towns scheduled in November," August 5, 2012
- Arkansas Matters, "Some Mayors Shown the Door During Recall Elections in Arkansas," November 8, 2012 (timed out)
- Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, "Three mayors facing rare recall action," August 8, 2012