Wysong Still Optimistic Group Can Recall Chris Anderson

Friday, March 21, 2014

Charlie Wysong said Friday he is still optimistic that a group he leads will be able to get enough signatures to force a recall vote on District 7 City Councilman Chris Anderson.

"I know there are more than 1,600 people in the district who want to see him removed," he said.

Kerry Steelman, election administrator, said just 146 valid signatures have been submitted thus far. The group needs to come up with 1,600 signatures of District 7 residents to force a recall vote.

The deadline is April 9.

Mr. Wysong, who does not live in District 7 but has experience in past recall efforts, said a new push is being launched on the Anderson recall.

He said a mailing is going out to every household in District 7. It includes a copy of the petition and asks that it be returned to Citizens to Recall Chris Anderson.

He said the mailing cost $3,200 and was funded by "individuals both from within and without the district."

A lawsuit filed by Councilman Anderson to seek to halt the recall effort is pending before Circuit Court Judge Jeff Hollingsworth.

 



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