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Recall Effort Against Ann Arbor Councilman Moves Forward

City of Ann Arbor

An effort to recall Ann Arbor Councilman Jeff Haynerwill soon start gathering signatures.

Washtenaw County’s Election Commissionrecently determined the language used in the petition was “sufficient and factual” and voted 2-1 to allow the recall process to continue.

The recall petition’s author, Ariah Schugat, says they have the forms ready to go and plan to start collecting signatures on Saturday, May 22nd.

"We figured we would take a couple extra days to make sure all of our ducks are in a row,” Schugat says.

If it moves forward, the recall effort will need to gather the signatures of 2,264 registered voters living in the Ann Arbor’s 1st Ward by July 30th.

If that happens, a special election for Hayner’s seat would take place in November.

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— Taylor Pinson is a writer/reporter for 89.1 WEMU News.  Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him studio@wemu.org

Taylor Pinson is a former WEMU news reporter and engineer.
Taylor Pinson is a former WEMU news reporter and engineer.
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