California Governor Faces Recall

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Current Events
Sacramento governor's mansion, California
Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park is the historic location of the former official home of the Governor of California. Credit: Spondylolithesis/iStock/Getty Images

This week’s Election Central post describes how some California citizens are trying to recall the state’s governor. And you learn some details about how the recall process works in certain states.

Did you know that citizens in some states have a tool to remove an elected official from office? It’s called a recall election. And right now, California’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, is facing one. What are the steps of a recall? How easy or difficult is it to recall an elected official? Election Central takes a closer look at this and more as we examine the complicated issue of recall elections.

To learn more about this story, click here to visit the Election Central Web site and read the full posting.

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