I live in New Bern, and we had very similar situation arise. Simply put, check the City Charter for Wilmington. Is there a provision for a recall procedure? If not, Wilmington will like New Bern was STUCK. A recall procedure can be added, but it would involve the state legislature and would not apply to the current situation. Collect your petitions and use them to convince your Representative and Senate member to sponsor a local bill to amend the charter.
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