Review of Scott recall signatures released
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
The state Bureau of Elections has determined that a recall petition filed against state Rep. Paul Scott contains a sufficient number of valid signatures to be placed on the Nov. 8 ballot.
After a review of the signatures conducted by the bureau, the petition contained 11,047 valid signatures, 1,443 more than the 9,604 required.
The Bureau of Elections has notified the Genesee County clerk that the recall must be placed on the ballot as required by law. Scott may present the Genesee County clerk with a 200-word justification of his actions in office that will appear on the ballot.
For media questions, please call Tracy Ward at 517-373-2520.
> The Bureau of Elections report