Omaha Public Radio News
12:05 am
Mon April 7, 2008

Recall Fahey Committee requests more petitions

Omaha, NE – A committee seeking to force a recall election of Omaha Mayor Mike Fahey has requested additional petitions. Recall Fahey Co-Chairman Greg Lyons says they've asked the Election Commissioner's office for 300 more petitions. Those were picked up this morning for distribution.

Lyons says 1,150 petitions have been distributed since the beginning of the drive March 24. The Recall Fahey Committee set a goal of 26,000 signatures. Petitions are due back April 22nd.

The Recall Fahey Committee doesn't plan to release the number of signatures collected until the petitions are turned in.