|Photo Credit-Recall Rick Snyder for
Michigan Facebook Group
This group seeks to gain support
to recall Republican Governor Rick
Snyder starting in July 2011
A campaign to recall Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder has formed on the popular social media connection site Facebook. Recall Rick Snyder for Michigan group plan include gaining enough support over the to began gathering recall signatures to place a recall vote on the Michigan ballot, beginning in July 2011.
According to National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) to began a recall campaign of an state based elected official, organizers of the petition drive the signature requirement would include 25 percent of the total votes cast in the last election. In addition, the organizers would have 90 days from approval the recall language, to gather signatures.
NSCL notes that Michigan’s constitution acknowledges the political nature of recall efforts:
“The sufficiency of any statement of reasons or grounds…shall be a political rather than a judicial question.”
During November 3rd election, former Gateway CEO/Millionaire Rick Snyder (R) received 1,874,834 or 58.1 percent of the vote and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero (D) received 1,287,320 or 39.9 percent of the vote.
With a final vote tally count of 3,162,154, the Facebook Group organizers would need at least 790,538 registered voting Michiganders to mandate a ballot proposal for recalling Governor Snyder.
Momentum and voter anger might be on their side. Especially if Gov. Snyder’s proposed $47 billion dollar ‘Draconian’ budget is passed by the Republican controlled state House and Senate. Snyder budget includes raising taxes on the middle and lower classes by eliminating all personal exemptions, the popular earned income tax credit for poorest Michigan residents, mandating income tax to Senior pensions, 401K’s, yearly tax to all IRA savings accounts and more.
|Photo Credit-Wayne State University
Former CEO and Chairman of bankrupt
Gateway computers, now Michigan’s
Governor-Rick Snyder (R)
A protest against Snyder’s budget is scheduled by Michigan’s AFL-CIO and other groups Tuesday, February 22nd, the day after President’s Day, at the Central United Methodist Church at 215 North Capitol Avenue in Lansing, across from the Capitol Building at 9:00am.
Facebook Group Recall Rick Snyder for Michigan moderator latest status recites they are checking Michigan recall’s legal language and expect to report their research by Tuesday.
“Going to read the recall language tonight by the fireplace with a good supply of something or other. Then we can start to work the gameplan,” stated in the group moderator status.