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Election 2012 / POLITICS

Recalling the Recalls: From Davis to Walker—PICTURES

June 4, 2012

On June 5, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will face a recall election against Democrat Tom Barrett. Win or lose, Walker joins an eclectic group from the last decade in American politics.

In 2003, California Gov. Gray Davis (right) was recalled from office after serving for four years. The recall campaign, which resulted in the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor, featured candidates Gary Coleman, Arianna Huffington, and porn star Mary Carey. Davis was the second governor in U.S. history to be recalled.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

In August 2010, Ridgefield, N.J., Mayor Anthony Suarez survived a recall campaign prompted by his indictment in connection with a wide-ranging bribery and fraud investigation. Suarez was acquitted in October 2010.(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Carlos Alvarez was recalled as mayor of Miami-Dade County in March 2011.The recall campaign was heavily funded by former Philadelphia Eagles owner Norman Braman (in photo), who was unhappy with Alvarez's decision to raise taxes and increase pay for public-sector union employees.(AP Photo)

 

Since 2002, 11 public officials (three state senators, one mayor, and seven Milwaukee County officials) have been recalled from office in Wisconsin.(AP Photo/Barbara Rodriguez)

On June 5, Wisonsin Gov. Scott Walker will face a recall election. Walker himself rose to power in Wisconsin as a result of the 2002 recall elections in Milwaukee County.(AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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