Note: Ballotpedia will be read-only from 9pm CST on February 25-March 5 while Judgepedia is merged into Ballotpedia.
For status updates, visit
Ballotpedia's coverage of elections held on March 3, 2015, was limited. Select races were covered live, and all results will be added once the merger is complete.

Tony Lawhon recall, Redfield, Arkansas (2012)

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 06:33, 24 March 2014 by Jerrick Adams (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Historical recalls
Recall news
Recall laws

A vote about whether to recall Tony Lawhon from his position as mayor of Redfield, Arkansas, took place on November 6, 2012.[1] Lawhon was retained in office.[2] Redfield is located in Jefferson County. Lawhon took office in January 2011.


Critics accused Lawhon of creating turmoil in the city by not obtaining council approval for his actions, not being truthful, belittling people, and cutting fire department funding while voting to raise his own salary. Lawhon said, "I have a vision for Redfield."[3] Recall supporters submitted the required 138 signatures, and a recall election took place on November 6, 2012.[4] Lawhon was retained in office.[2]

See also