California Governor Newsom Faces a Recall and a Libertarian Might Win

Larry Elder, a Libertarian might be the next governor of California.

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Mish Talk

Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom

A recall vote of California Governor Gavin Newsom is in progress. It started over Newsom’s handing of Covid and most figured it was doomed.

But in April 2021, the secretary of state certified that the effort had enough signatures to trigger a vote.

The vote is on September 14. The vote has two parts:

Part one is a yes-or-no question: Shall the officeholder be recalled? Part two offers a list of successor candidates—46 have qualified in this recall. Each voter chooses one of them, and if the recall is successful, whichever candidate earns a plurality fills out the term.

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