Laws governing recall in New York
DeFrancisco's bill was introduced because of ongoing turmoil within the Jordan-Elbridge school district.
Other bills that would allow the recall of elected officials were also introduced in the 2011 session of the New York State Legislature. They are
- Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) introduced S #6526, saying, "It’s a vehicle to restore confidence."
- James Tedisco introduced #1493 in the New York State Assembly on January 20, 2011, while Joseph Griffo introduced a companion measure, S #2453 in the New York State Senate on January 21, 2011.
- Tony Avella introduced #5190 on May 3, 2011.