All 3 Recall Petitions Verified; Mayor Cook, Two City Reps to be Recalled

POSTED: Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 5:21pm

UPDATED: Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 7:23pm

EL PASO- City clerks have confirmed that all three recall petitions have been verified. Mayor Cook and City Representatives Susie Byrd and Steve Ortega will be recalled.

Mayor Cook's petition needed 6,121 signatures, Rep. Byrd's needed 668, and Rep. Ortega needed 655 to be recalled.

The city clerk must submit the petition immediate to the city council without delay. If city leaders do not resign they will be up for re-election in May.

The recall will not be on the November ballot because the signatures were approved 10 days too late to be considered for the ballot.

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And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God,
God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done.

If you believe in the Bible and Gods words, then your arguement is with God. DONT KILL THE MESSENGER but go to God.

BUT this ISNT a GAY ISSUE....ITS THE COSTS OF THE BENEFITS AND ITS THE KING COOK AND HIS TWO OTHER STOOGES, WHO TOOK OUR VOICE AND TRAMPLED IT.

HE NEEDS TO STEP DOWN.

For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.

Why are those who are opposed to gay marriage/same-sex marriage labeled as hateful, intolerant bigots, no matter how respectfully the opposition is presented?

ROMANS 1:21
For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking and their foolish hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things

You can call it "abuse of power", and or communism in a sense when a majority of citizens democratically vote on any issue only to have the "vote" thrown out by an elected officcial acting like a dictator.

When the city is already struggling to live within its budget, all we need is this pastor who wants to make a mark for himself by promoting exclusion of gays. So we'll waste $90K on a recall election to try and prove that El Paso is intolerant and behind the curve when those funds could be applied to much more constructive projects.

Gays are not to be hated. Cook, Byrd, Ortega, & O'Rourke violated our constitutional rights...that is un-American.....if they would have had competent legal council, if they believed in Democracy, and had good common sense when dealing with the Will of the People - they could have avoided all these unwise decisions. The Gays should have sought a different legal solution for their problems before creating all these election and recall election problems. City council is not better that a Police Of

THE RECALL ELECTION SERVES ONE MAIN PURPOSE: IT RETURNS POLITICAL POWER TO THE PEOPLE AND OUTS, OUTS POLITICIANS WHO PREACH DEMOCRACY BUT DON'T PRACTICE IT !! If gays don't like this Ordinance, they should hire competent lawyers and eliminate it....it they had done it this way and if Cook, Byrd,Ortega, & O'Rourke would not have created all these recall election problems for themselves and for the citizens of El Paso. The Texas Constitution bans same sex marriage or alternative arrangement schem

Let's see what they come up next to try saving their corrupt hides!

That is good news. Cook, Byrd and Ortega do the right thing and resign!

This is GREAT NEWS!

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