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December 31, 2011 12:00 AM

Joshua Spink: 2011 was a record year for recall elections

This year an enraged electorate has made its presence felt, through Occupy events and a roller-coaster Republican presidential primary process. But the most obvious sign of political activism has been the unprecedented use of recall elections. The numbers tell the tale: In 2011, at least 150 elected officials in 17 states faced recall votes.

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