Laws governing recall of federal politicians (Arizona)
ARIZONA ARTICLE 2. MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
19-221. Statement on recall in Arizona
- A. Prior to a primary or any election, a candidate for the office of United States senator, or representative in Congress, may file with the secretary of state a statement addressed to the people as follows:
- "If elected to the office (here name the office) I shall deem myself responsible to the people and under obligation to them to resign immediately if not re-elected on a recall vote,"
- or: "If elected to the office (here name the office) I shall not deem myself under obligation to the people to resign if not re-elected by a recall vote."
- B. The secretary of state shall give the statement to the public press when made.
19-222. Pledge to resign subject to recall
- A. A United States senator or representative in Congress who has pledged himself to the people and under obligation to them to resign immediately if not re-elected upon a recall vote shall be subject to the laws of the state relating to recall of public officers, and may be recalled and his successor elected in like manner as a state officer.
- B. The laws of the state relating to recall of state officers and recall elections are made applicable to the recall of a senator or representative.