Upstart Missouri Democratic Party leaders are champion this reform and they've been pushed forward by a coalition of Northland neighbors.
Pushback: Republican Commissioner Luann Ridgeway, who has previously served in the Missouri House and the Missouri Senate, said she opposed legislation expanding recalls in the past and continues to do so.
"It leads to paralysis on our boards and commissions. People will naturally avoid any controversy," Ridgeway said. "We already have recall elections. It's called the primary and the general election."
Clay County Lawmakers Propose Giving Voters The Right To Recall Commissioners