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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

Past Recall Efforts

Since 1914, there have been 6 total recall elections. Of these, 4 failed and 2 were successful in recalling an elected officials via the ballot. Below are details of each effort.

1914 - Failed effort to recall Mayor H.R. Albee
15,455 Yes votes 33,687 No Votes
 
1914 - Failed effort to recall Commissioner William L. Brewster
17,896 Yes votes 28,976 No Votes
 
1914 - Failed effort to recall Commissioner Robert Dieck
20,146 Yes votes 28,297 No Votes
 
1932 - Failed effort to recall Mayor George L. Baker
38,585 Yes votes 43,882 No Votes
 
1932 - Successful effort to recall Commissioner John M. Mann
52,529 Yes votes 28,343 No Votes
 
1952 - Successful effort to recall Commissioner J.E. Bennett
88,558 Yes votes 63,846 No Votes