Citizens for a Better Arizona is a newly formed coalition of concerned citizens committed to improving the quality of life of all Arizonans – better schools, better health care, better jobs, better government and a better, more civil tone of respect and decency when it comes to solving Arizona’s problems.

May 31, 2011-Present Phase II. The Secretary of State officially validated over 10,000 signatures. Historic Special Recall Election has been set by Governor Brewer for November 8, 2011.  Never before has a Senate President been recalled at anytime in the history of the United States.  This is a huge victory for all of the volunteers and contributors who helped make this happen.

February 5, 2011- May 31, 2011 Citizens for a Better Arizona work to collect 7,756 signatures in District 18, Mesa Arizona. Volunteers knock door-to-door Monday through Saturday building support for the recall.  

January 31, 2011 Members of Citizens for a Better Arizona convene in Phoenix, Tucson, Nogales and
Yuma to submit petition to recall Senate President Russell Pearce. Also, Citizens for
a Better Arizona launched their full-time signature gathering operation.

January 22, 2011 Citizens for a Better Arizona gather in Mesa, Arizona for a Town Hall Meeting. After repeated phone calls to confirm Senate President Russell Pearce’s attendance, he did not show up at the meeting.

January 15, 2011 Members of Citizens for a Better Arizona walked the streets of District 18 knocking on doors and speaking with citizens about Senate President Russell Pearce’s track record. 2 out of 3 people did not know Russell Pearce was their representative.

January 10, 2011 Citizens gathered at the Capitol to serve Senate President Russell Pearce a 21-day
notice and invite him to attend a Town Hall meeting in Mesa, Arizona. Senate President Russell Pearce avoided Citizens for a Better Arizona by taking the tunnel.