Inslee Warns of ‘Relitigating Elections’ After Recall Dismissal
The Washington State Attorney General's Office announced that the petition to recall Governor Jay Inslee was dismissed Wednesday.
Inslee commented on the judge's dismissal during Thursday's press conference.
"I think all of us are concerned about efforts that are ongoing to relitigate elections." Inlsee stated, "We ought to be concerned about ongoing efforts not to accept election results. I hope we can have elections and follow them."
A recall petition in Washington State must be approved by the Washington Superior Court. If it had been approved, the petition would then have needed over a million signatures.
The charges against Inslee were: a denial of citizens' rights to religious freedom and peaceable assembly; violating the Open Public Meetings Act; proclaiming an unconstitutional eviction moratorium, and; that the COVID-19 pandemic did not merit a State of Emergency. The judge called the charges legally and factually insufficient.