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Mayor Responds To Recall Petition Effort


(Omaha, NE)  --  Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is responding to a petition effort to recall her.  Stothert sent a six-line letter to Douglas County Election Commissioner Brian Kruse yesterday noting that Omaha is well-managed, safe and economically strong under her leadership.  The group, the Coalition to Recall Stothert, will have a 30-day period to collect more than 34-thousand signatures that would be needed to place a recall question on the ballot.  Recall organizers announced on Facebook that they plan to pick up petitions May 17th and hold a kickoff rally the next day.