Saturday, June 11, 2011

Arizona SB 1070's Lead Sponsor May Face Recall Vote

Russell Pearce Recall Scores 18,315 Signatures and Counting, Let the Battle Begin

By Stephen Lemons, Phoenix New Times blogs
May 31, 2011

Russell Pearce, have a heapin' helping of freshly baked humble pie.

Citizens for a Better Arizona, the group spearheading the effort to recall the powerful state Senate President, made history today, turning in 18,315 signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office, more than double the 7,756 signatures required by law for a recall election.

SOS spokesman Matt Roberts confirmed the receipt of the signatures, and recall organizer Randy Parraz promised that the group will be turning in more by days end. [...]

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