The action will cost the state around $276 Million….
Newsom should still have his job after the votes are counted to NOT recall him …..
Forty-one candidates have met the qualifications to run in the California gubernatorial recall election, less than a third of the number who ran in the state’s memorable 2003 contest and well below what some political experts months ago had predicted, according to an official list released Saturday night.
Republicans comprise roughly half the field with 21 candidates, ranging from former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer to reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner. Conservative talk show host Larry Elder did not appear on the list, which suggests his paperwork did not meet all of the qualifications, but he said later that “I fully expect to be on the final certified list of candidates” that will be released Wednesday….
Recall ballots will land in mailboxes starting Aug. 16 ahead of the Sept. 14 election. The ballot will ask voters if they want to recall Newsom, and if so, who should replace him. Newsom cannot appear on the list of replacement candidates, but if voters reject the recall, that list becomes moot….