Will Alabama impeach governor? – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, April 05, 2016

  • 19 states plus the District of Columbia allow the recall of state officials
  • There have been three gubernatorial recall elections in U.S. history — 2012 in Wisconsin, 2003 in California and 1921 in North Dakota (which led to the ouster of the governor, the attorney general and the agriculture commissioner)
  • There have been 38 recall elections to remove state legislatures. 55 % of them succeeded in unseating a sitting lawmaker
  • 45% of all U.S. legislative recall elections took place between 2011 and 2013

Source: National Conference of State Legislature

Statistics from March 8, 2016


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