Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Roger Harnack
Gazette Publisher 

Inslee to face recall effort for COVID steps

 

City of Seattle

PASCO - Five voters led by a Pasco City Councilman have filed a petition to recall Gov. Jay Inslee for abusing the powers of his office during the coronavirus pandemic last year.

The recall petition was filed with the Secretary of State's Office in Olympia on May 17.

Gov. Inslee has yet to respond to the recall petition.

Under the state Constitution, any elected official in the state can be removed from office for misfeasance, malfeasance, and violating an oath of office.

In the recall, residents C. Davis, Alexis Wallace, Rebecca Faust, Pasco City Councilman Simon Peter Serrano, and Willia...



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