19 States Allow Recall of State and Local Officials Info Inside! AZ GA NV WI MI

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Recall is a procedure that allows citizens to remove and replace a public official before the official’s term of office ends. Historically, recall has been used most frequently at the local level. By some estimates, three-fourths of recall elections are at the city council or school board level. This webpage, however, focuses on the recall only as it applies to state officials. For more information on state laws on local recalls, see Local Recalls.

19 states allow for recalls of state officials.

Alaska

Illinois

New Jersey

Arizona

Kansas

North Dakota

California

Louisiana

Oregon

Colorado

Michigan

Rhode Island

District of Columbia

Minnesota

Washington

Georgia

Montana

Wisconsin

Idaho

Nevada

www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/recall-of-state-officials.aspx

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