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Mayor Suttle recall petition signatures
The World-Herald obtained and analyzed information on Omaha residents who signed a petition to force a recall election against Mayor Jim Suttle.
This database contains only valid signatures. Below, you can search for specific names or choose a ZIP code from the dropdown list to see names of
signers from that area.
Search for petition signers by name
Why publish the names? || Archive of recall stories
Breakdown of petition signers
Did signer vote in '09 mayoral election?
Was signature collected by a paid circulator?
Is signer affiliated with a political party?
Total signatures over time (26,643 signatures needed for recall; reached Nov. 17)
Paid vs. volunteer circulator signatures by day (Volunteer in blue, paid in red; Election day was Nov. 2)
Signatures submitted vs. signatures verified
Total signatures collected: 37,596
Signatures validated by Douglas County Election Commissioner: 28,720
Signatures deemed invalid: 8,876
Source: Douglas County Election Commission // Research: World-Herald staff writers Paul Goodsell and Matt Wynn // Design, graphics: Ben Vankat, Omaha.com // More data projects