West Jefferson Mayor Recalled

UPDATED: Thursday September 16, 2010 6:44 AM

The village of West Jefferson on Tuesday voted to recall its mayor.

Mayor Scott Hockenbery was the subject of a recall election, after leading the village for two years, 10TV News reported.

Village residents voted 66.7 percent 635 votes -- in favor of recalling Hockenbery, according to final, unofficial results from the Madison County Board of Elections.

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The allegations against Hockenbery included ethics, mismanaging village money, and creating a hostile work environment.

Hockenbery denied all of the allegations.

The recall vote cost the village $10,000, 10TV News reported.

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