Late Friday afternoon, the Orange County Registrar of Voters announced it had certified the signatures gathered by Mission Viejo city activists seeking to recall Mayor Pro Tem Lance MacLean.
It's a big step for the recall movement, which gathered nearly 14,000 signatures -- though they only needed 9,393 registered Mission Viejo voters to agree to a recall. The city council will ultimately set the date for the recall election, which could be held as early as January 2010.
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