Bill making it easier to recall Wanda Halbert passes first hurdle

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 16, 2023 8:36 AM CT | Published: February 15, 2023 4:59 PM CT

If the Shelby County Commission adopts a resolution of no confidence in Halbert, 88,481 voters have to sign a petition to put a recall question on the ballot. Republican state Rep. Mark White’s bill brings that down to 5,899.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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