The deadline was noon today to turn in signatures in an effort to recall Councilman Chris Anderson.
Charlotte Mullis-Morgan, chief deputy of the election commission, said this morning that 793 signatures have been verified — that's nearly half of the required amount.
Anderson opponents need 1,600 signatures to put the question to a public referendum.
Election officials said this morning that hundreds of pages of signatures were turned in, but it will take until May 9 to evaluate them.
See tomorrow's Times Free Press for complete details.
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