Joshua Freeman recall, Flint, Michigan (2012)
Reasons for recall
Adam Ford organized the recall effort. He said, "He's my councilman. I'm disappointed in the failed leadership we have in Flint. I was a supporter until this (emergency manager) thing came up. I thought they should have just done their job." The petition language stated "City Councilman Joshua M. Freeman voted for a state takeover."
Freeman said, "I'm going to go out and I'm going to vigorously defend my name and reputation on the City Council."
Path to the ballot
Petition language against Freeman was approved, but signatures were never submitted.