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Outspoken Tucson sheriff faces recall bid


January 23, 2011
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Outspoken Tucson sheriff faces recall bid

Tea party group wants Dupnik out

By Valerie Richardson
The Washington Times

TUCSON, Ariz — Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik has never lost an election, but that was before his remarks assigning blame for the deadly Tucson, Ariz., shooting to political "vitriol" and calling Arizona "a mecca for prejudice and bigotry."

Now it's Sheriff Dupnik who finds himself on the public-opinion hot seat. A group opposed to illegal immigration has begun an effort to recall the sheriff in a special election. Meanwhile, a Pima County tea party group is planning on holding a "Dump Dupnik" rally next week outside his office.

Full story: Outspoken Tucson sheriff faces recall bid





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