California Gov. Gavin Newsom recall vote set for Sept. 14
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The recall election for California Gov. Gavin Newsom is set for Sept. 14.
Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis chose the date just hours after the recall was formally certified.

On Sept. 14, California voters will be asked two questions: 1. if they want to recall Newsom, and 2. if so, who should replace him. If 50% or more of voters answer "yes" to the first question, the candidate with the most votes in question two becomes the next governor of the U.S.'s most populous state.

After elections officials verified more than 1.5 million signatures on the recall petition last week, the state had 90 days to hold the special election.

The recall petition garnered over 1.7 million signatures, of which only 43 were withdrawn, leaving the effort well above the 1.5 million threshold.


The Newsom recall was a…
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