Skip to comments.Recall election petitions
Posted on 12/25/2009 4:55:40 AM PST by crz
Does your state allow for a recall election?
I know Nevada is one of them so lets start there.
here’s some info;)
The 18 states allowing for recall are as follows: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington and Wisconsin.A website or a phone campaign are good ways to get your petition going. Going door-to-door is also an option although it is more time consuming than the other two. This is important since you only have a set number of days to obtain the correct number of signatures-anywhere from 30 to 180 days.You will be fighting an uphill battle to recall a U.S. Senator. No member of Congress has ever been recalled in the history of the United States
Nothing in the Constitution allows a state to recall a Congressman or Senator. Any recall clauses in state constitutions are for local offices only.
In Michigan, the recall law does not apply to federal offices.
even on Christmas morning we must be vigilant against the wayward efforts of amateur poliitical theorists.
“In Michigan, the recall law does not apply to federal offices.”
Nor does any other state.
The U.S. Constitution doesn’t permit it, sorry.
this country doesn’t follow the Constitution anyways...
Well, yeah, but still...
Same with weights and measures folks. There used to be some problems in Ohio with the state weights and measures organization ~ they actually tried to force entry into post offices to verify the accuracy of the scales.
As I recall notices were sent to them that "one more time and you will be arrested and held pending trial in a federal court" ~ I suppose if they'd gotten real uppity we could have ordered that they be shot!
We The People had war declared on us by enemies of Freedom in “our” government. In my opinion, these arrogant, in-your-face dictators just voted and approved an American Holocaust. How many Americans will die because Big Brother denied or rationed their medical care or shipped them off to Government Hospice Centers (the Democrat camps)? This American Holocaust was designed by Rahm Kapo and his brother, Mengele II with the approval of their bosses, the Muslim Dictator and Heir Reid and Heir Pelsoi and their gaggle of arrogant, in-your-face Benedict Arnolds.
Organize and immediately start Recall petitions for each of these vermin (even if you don’t have means of recall), picket their offices, gather outside their local offices with signs denouncing their treason, conduct marches in their districts to awaken the clueless, investigate and expose any and all of their corruption, organize daily letters to the Editor in your newspapers (local and state), start a campaign against them immediately and find a conservative candidate (with guts and a spine) to run against each of these traitors.. Recruit retired veterans and retired patriots to mount this campaign immediately. Write and film YouTube videos to expose them and flood the Internet.
Oh, I understand, but this is really a wasted effort (with respect to Senators), because it’s quite clearly unconstitutional. Sure, the Constitution is flagrantly violated at will by those in power to cause harm to the people, but it will surely be used to protect them. If you do wish to accomplish something that will yield results, start a movement for a Constitutional Amendment to make a recall possible. Personally, I’m leaning more towards for shortening Senate terms. 6 years has only served the purpose of reducing their accountability. Maybe they should run every two years in order to change the equation. That might very well result in a higher turnover.
Ya can’t recall a house member. You have to vote them out.
And for term limits to be truly effective, you have to get rid of Civil Service, which is protection for liberal gov’t employee parasites.
Believe me I will be working against Mark Schower in the next cycle. Tim Walburg is my man. I will work for him.
Hey folks, good to see you out early this Christmas morning.
Merry Christmas to you. I’ll be checking out your posts later today.
Well...semi-early ;-) Merry Christmas!
I was early for me. Yawn... (rubs eyes, head jerks, momentarily fighting off sleep)
Maud, where’s that alka-seltzer?
Even so, the effort will show how livid we are. Not wasted if these traitors realize We The People want them OUT of OUR government as punishment for their crimes of treason. These vermin choose to ignore us and pretend we will be mollified by their propaganda and the BS the MSM is spewing hourly. They have to get our message “We Aren’t Going Away; They ARE! May the stigma of TRAITOR be attached to their name for eternity. Add their family to that stigma as well.
Having the last name of Hitler must be hell for anyone in Germany. Being known that you’re related to Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer, Chris Dodd, Jack Murtha, has to become synonymous with TREASON.
We have a lot of house cleaning to do next year.
Those states only apply to state and local elections.
I know that California (where I used to live) has it.
Just keep pounding them.
I'm not against Reid facing a recall election, but he'll be on his way out by this time next year, anyway, if current trends prevail. The question is in the timing: Can a recall election be set up in Nevada before next November?
What you say is true, but only up to a point. There are certain aspects of the process by which US Senators and Representatives are selected that are governed by state law. For example, some states require a run-off election for a House or Senate seat if no candidate in the general election gets more than 50 percent of the vote, most don’t; some states allow for open primary elections, while others have closed primaries or perhaps no primaries at all; there are different ballot recounting mechanisms in each state; there are different requirements for getting a candidate on the ballot for these federal elections in each state; and so on and so forth. I don’t think the issue of whether or not a federal legislator can be recalled pursuant to state law has ever been adjudicated by any court whatsoever, so it will remain in limbo for now.
Although the Supreme Court has not needed to directly address the subject of recall of Members of Congress, other Supreme Court decisions, as well as the weight of other judicial and administrative decisions, rulings and opinions, indicate that the right to remove a Member of Congress before the expiration of his or her constitutionally established term of office is one which resides exclusively in each House of Congress as established in the expulsion clause of the United States Constitution.
“I dont think the issue of whether or not a federal legislator can be recalled pursuant to state law has ever been adjudicated by any court whatsoever”
I can’t find an example either.
Are they not the representative of the individual State?
So now..if true, then should we not have another 10th amendment issue.
Another way to go at them is to call a STATE grand jury. It should in no doubt work in a state like NEB.
McCain and Kyl have both signed pledges to abide by the voters' wishes should they be recalled.
v There must be a reason why nobody has tried it.
I remember Church. He was an outright communist.
Republicans attempted to recall Church. The courts shot it down from the get-go.