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FlatBaroque

(3,160 posts)
Tue Jan 5, 2016, 08:01 AM Jan 2016

Illinois considers allowing recall attempts of Chicago mayor

Illinois considers allowing recall attempts of Chicago mayor



The furor over recent Chicago police shootings has legislators considering whether voters should be allowed to recall Mayor Rahm Emanuel or future officials who hold his post.

Illinois state law currently addresses only the recall of a governor, a provision voters approved in 2010 after former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested and impeached. Now, state Rep. La Shawn Ford, a Chicago Democrat, wants voters to also have the power to remove the mayor of the country's third-largest city.

In light of the unrest in the city, Ford said, "It's clearly the right thing to have on the books."

But what about mayors in other Illinois cities? What about state lawmakers? How does Illinois compare to other states when it comes to recalls? Here's a closer look at those questions and the particulars of Ford's measure.


All the fucking retards in America approve!!
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Illinois considers allowing recall attempts of Chicago mayor (Original Post) FlatBaroque Jan 2016 OP
Our right wing governer rauner is very excited about all the bad publicity for rahm mucifer Jan 2016 #1
Rahm keeps the Gov out of the headlines. Not that the Trib was in any rush to go after Ruiner. Gidney N Cloyd Jan 2016 #2
"grease fire glad that dumpster fire there to distract crew" MisterP Jan 2016 #3

mucifer

(23,219 posts)
1. Our right wing governer rauner is very excited about all the bad publicity for rahm
Tue Jan 5, 2016, 08:44 AM
Jan 2016

and they used to be buddies in the same fancy wine club. He is making a horrible mess of the state and rahm is making a horrible mess of the city.

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