2021 NEWSOM RECALL GUIDE
Your comprehensive guide to the 2021 California Recall Election
Updated July 27, 2021
Forty-six candidates qualified to be on the ballot in California’s second recall election for governor. They include politicians, activists and others.
Governor blames state’s COVID-19 spike on misinformation and unveils vaccine and testing requirements for state and health care workers.
About five weeks after Gov. Newsom reopened California, COVID-19 is surging again, with the Sept. 14 recall election looming.
Conservative talk show host Larry Elder wins his lawsuit to be a replacement candidate in the California recall. A judge rules that a tax return requirement doesn’t apply to recalls.
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RECALL: THE BASICS
How does a recall work anyway?
If more than 50% of voters say yes, then they pick a new governor.
Who’s behind the effort to throw Newsom out of office?
Republican activists have been trying to boot Newsom since 2019.
How are Democrats responding?
Democrats are rallying behind Newsom, but voter turnout uncertain.