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According to the book ''Local Government in Maine'', published in 1979 (with a 2005 update) by the [[Maine Municipal Association|Maine Municipal Association]]:
 
According to the book ''Local Government in Maine'', published in 1979 (with a 2005 update) by the [[Maine Municipal Association|Maine Municipal Association]]:
  
:"In some communities, voters can remove an elected official from office before his or her term expires. Such recall provisions, if included in a town or city charter or local ordinance, allow the citizens, after presenting a valid petition, to vote on whether or not they want to allow an official to continue serving in an office to which he or she was elected."<ref name=mma>[http://www.memun.org/public/publications/LocalGovtBk/12-22-05.pdf ''Maine Municipal League'', "Local Government in Maine", published 1979 and updated in 2005]</ref>
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:"In some communities, voters can remove an elected official from office before his or her term expires. Such recall provisions, if included in a town or city charter or local ordinance, allow the citizens, after presenting a valid petition, to vote on whether or not they want to allow an official to continue serving in an office to which he or she was elected."<ref name=mma>[http://www.memun.org/public/publications/LocalGovtBk/12-22-05.pdf ''Maine Municipal League'', "Local Government in Maine," published 1979 and updated in 2005]</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 07:27, 20 March 2014

Recall of local elected officials in Maine is available in some jurisdictions.[1]

According to the book Local Government in Maine, published in 1979 (with a 2005 update) by the Maine Municipal Association:

"In some communities, voters can remove an elected official from office before his or her term expires. Such recall provisions, if included in a town or city charter or local ordinance, allow the citizens, after presenting a valid petition, to vote on whether or not they want to allow an official to continue serving in an office to which he or she was elected."[2]

See also

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