Recall elections for state legislators, funded by outside interests, are likely to become more common.
Jim Melcher looks at the increasing popularity of recall elections for ideological reasons, rather than for corruption or incompetence. He argues that such recalls, at least at the state legislature level, are here to stay, and that outside money and interests are also likely to play a more and more important role.
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Melcher, James P., "Recall elections for state legislators, funded by outside interests, are likely to become more common." (2013). Faculty Scholarship. 53.