Tim McClellan recall, Kingsland, Arkansas (2012)

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A vote about whether to recall Tim McLellan from his position as mayor of Kingsland, Arkansas, took place on November 6, 2012.[1] McLellan was recalled.[2] At the time of his recall, McClellan was serving the first year of his second four-year term.[3]

McClellan's statement

At an October 2012 city council meeting, McClellan read the following statement:[3]

“As everyone knows there is a recall election scheduled for Nov. 6. I would like to make a statement regarding my position on this election. As the current mayor, I feel that I have provided a lot of substance to the mayoral position. Myself as well as all the department heads and the city council have worked diligently toward improving the city as a whole. I have enjoyed my time in the mayor’s seat and I do wish to continue being the mayor. We have accomplished a great many things in the five years of my tenure and we have several projects that we would to like to continue moving forward with. This being said, I urge the citizens of Kingsland to exercise their rights as registered voters and let their voices be heard on Nov. 6.”

Path to the ballot

Signatures were submitted in early August, and a recall election took place on November 6. McClellan was recalled from office.[2]

Election results

Tim McClellan

Should Tim McLellan be recalled?
Approveda Yes 100 64%

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