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Maui mayor recall signatures under review

Nov. 24, 2021 14:06 PM EST

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Officials are reviewing signatures from people seeking to recall Maui's mayor over COVID-19 mandates, affordable housing, water rights and other issues. Lead organizer Sheila Walker declined to divulge to The Maui News the number of signatures...

3rd Anchorage Assembly member faces possible recall election

Nov. 18, 2021 14:26 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A third member of Anchorage’s governing body could face a recall election. The municipal clerk’s office on Wednesday certified an application to begin the recall process against Anchorage Assembly member Jamie Allard, Alaska Public Media ...

Recall effort for GOP lawmaker halted due to redistricting

Nov. 18, 2021 13:23 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An effort to recall a state Republican legislator can’t occur now that a new redistricting map has been approved, North Dakota’s top election official announced Thursday. Secretary of State Al Jaeger said he rescinded the petition to recall GOP...

Group mobilizes against official who was Oath Keeper

Nov. 11, 2021 19:17 PM EST

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A civil rights group in a Florida county is starting a petition to recall a city commissioner who used to be a member of a group labeled as extremist by some hate-watchdog organizations. The West Volusia branch of the NAACP says it was mobilizing a...

Eureka superintendent retiring due to division over COVID-19

Nov. 11, 2021 15:06 PM EST

EUREKA, Mont. (AP) — On a recent Saturday morning, as the intimate border community of Eureka made preparations to watch the Lions football team trounce Big Timber in the Class B quarterfinals, Superintendent of Schools Jim Mepham was busy boxing up his belongings. He...

Gov. Newsom to push vaccines in Southern California swing

Nov. 10, 2021 01:35 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will visit a COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot clinic in Los Angeles County on Wednesday to highlight the state’s ongoing efforts to increase vaccination rates heading into the winter season. Newsom has a full...

Crime weary San Franciscans to vote on recall of divisive DA

Nov. 09, 2021 20:58 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elections officials announced Tuesday that a recall election against San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin will appear on the ballot in June, giving residents of the politically liberal city a chance to keep or oust a polarizing figure and former public defender...

California's Newsom picked Halloween with kids over U.N.

Nov. 09, 2021 19:51 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he chose to take his children trick or treating on Halloween instead of discussing climate change with world leaders in Scotland, explaining the decision to abruptly cancel his trip and then recede from public view for nearly two...

Arizona history-Nov. 7-13

Nov. 03, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

Sunday, Nov. 7 On this date in 1864, the House bill incorporating the Arizona Historical Society was approved by Gov. John C. Goodwin. On this date in 1879, Ed Echols, former cowboy, rancher and rodeo performer, who served for many years as Pima...

Nixa mayor to stay in office after recall effort over masks

Nov. 03, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

NIXA, Mo. (AP) — A southwestern Missouri mayor who became the subject of a recall effort for imposing a mask mandate to try and slow the spread of COVID-19 will remain in office. Only about a quarter of voters in Nixa on Tuesday supported the recall of Mayor Brian...