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Effort to oust Riverside Councilmember Gaby Plascencia fail

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s A measure to recall Riverside City Councilwoman Gaby Plascencia won’t make the ballot. Recall petitions were not submitted by the 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, deadline for turning in signatures, Assistant City Clerk Eva Arseo said. Recall organizer Ana Sofia Miramontes said her team did not turn in petitions because the campaign did not gather enough signatures. Miramontes said in a text message that more than 2,000 people signed petitions to remove Plascencia from her Ward 5 council seat. However, about 4,300 signatures were needed to force a recall election. Plascencia, the first Latina to serve on the Riverside...

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