Recall Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan

Recall Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan

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Mayor Jenny Durkan has allowed the Seattle Police Department to use chemical warfare against us, the residents of Seattle. The ACLU had to step in to get the police to stop using chemical weapons because the Mayor wouldn't do it. 

Washington State law gives voters the power to recall and remove their elected officials through a paper petition, and this includes Mayor Jenny Durkan. 

How many signatures are needed? 56,202. You can help! Contact us to volunteer.
Every signature puts more pressure on Mayor Durkan to pay attention to the voters.

Is there a precedent?
Yes. Mayors in WA State have been recalled before. The law currently requires a statement of specific acts as grounds for recall and a petition with the number of signatures equal to 25% of the votes cast in the mayoral election.

What happens next?

  • [Complete] Building a case for mayoral misconduct
  • [Complete] File an official petition
  • [Complete] King County Elections prepares a ballot synopsis
  • [Complete] The King County Superior Court approves the petition
  • Collect the number of registered voter signatures required
  • Special election

Where can I read more about this?

Reports on recent police action in Seattle:

Stories about mayors that have been recalled:

Washington law that covers recalls:

ACLU’s reactions to the WTO demonstrations in 1999:

ACLU’s report on the WTO demonstrations:

Articles about rulings as a result of the WTO demonstrations:

Vote counts for the 2017 Seattle mayoral election:

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