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Dona Reynaud, wife of Kenner City Councilman Keith Reynaud, holds a sign asking for the resignation of Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni in Kenner City Hall Council Chambers even though Yenni was a no-show to the council meeting in Kenner, La. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Yenni has not shown up to recently after allegations came to light of his sexually explicit texts to teenage boy.

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON

A petition filed by a Metairie lawyer got the wheels turning on a potential recall of Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni. 

The petition came after allegations of sexting with a 17-year-old boy emerged, and many area leaders called for Yenni's resignation. 

Yenni, who was the Mayor of Kenner at the time of the incidents, apologized for the "improper texts," but said he wouldn't resign

The infographic below breaks down what the recall process entails, and what would have to happen before parish officials could potentially take action.

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