Skip to comments.Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio faces recall bid from disgruntled voters
Posted on 05/30/2013 11:35:19 AM PDT by Jyotishi
Group trying to oust controversial sheriff face a Thursday 4pm deadline to collect 335,000 valid voter signatures
Joe Arpaio rose to national prominence for his immigration crackdowns. Photograph: Ross D Franklin/AP
Phoenix - A group trying to oust the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix faces a Thursday deadline for handing in voter signatures in an uphill battle to force a recall election.
Organizers of the effort to recall Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio face long odds in turning in the more than 335,000 valid voter signatures required by the 4pm deadline. They have struggled to raise funds, have had to rely mainly on volunteers to collect signatures and are mounting a campaign against a politician who has a base of devoted supporters.
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There are plenty of dead people to get signature from.
Thursday 4pm deadline to collect 335,000 valid voter signatures
Obama and Clinton can help out with their stash, LOL
How prevalent are these recalls and are they part of a larger mechanism built into election law across the country? I don’t recall ever seeing a recall attempt here in Florida in my 30+ years, and I’m wondering if this process is part of a western-US mentality?
They could end up collecting 13 signatures and it would still be technically a “recall bid”.
Way to write those misleading headlines!
No doubt some former ACORN crooks are available to write in Mickey Mouse and Superman on the petition.
I don’t think Arpiao has anything to worry about.
You’re probably right. An excerpt:
Alvarez would not say Wednesday how many signatures her group has gathered. Five weeks ago, the group said it had collected 200,000 signatures.
Arpaio must be getting close to something again... for them to be making this effort against him
His ‘posse’ led by Joe Zullo is talking about actually FILING CHARGES in the birth certificate forgery case
And there it is. A group of Hispanic people who are pissed because Sheriff Joe is shining a light on the cockroaches.
And what is the name of this organization who filed suit?
The article only identifies them as "the plaintiffs" or "the recall group". Is it the same 5 Hispanic drivers who filed the last lawsuit after they said they had been stopped by deputies because of their ethnicity?
In a state with the population od 6.5 million they cannot find 335,000 with like mind! I feel the Judge that started all this with his profiling decision, should be on his way out of the state!
Go Sheriff Joe!
And how many were valid?
RATs cheat, that we know. So if they have 200,000 signatures many if not most are probably bogus.
“Five weeks ago, the group said it had collected 200,000 signatures”
Are these signatures of verifiable US citizens? Perhaps they need True The Vote to verify.
There are probably more gruntled voters than disgruntled ones.
Arpaio's lawyers should go other the petition papers with a fine tooth comb. Might be a high percentage of unregistered voters on there, given the makeup of the folks that want him out.
Joe is my candidate for Attorney General.
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