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From Wikipedia (citations removed and emphasis added) As of 2021, a recall ballot in California consists of two parts: whether the incumbent should be recalled, and a selection of replacement candidates in the event they are recalled. If a simple majority of those who cast ballots favors removing the incumbent by selecting "YES" on the first ...


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Quoted from Mike B's answer to a similar question asked on Law Stack Exchange: Section 11302 of the California Elections Code makes it crystal clear - as soon as an office becomes vacant, the recall election proceeds anyway, unless as of that moment there are not enough signatures to proceed to the vote. So the resignation tactic can only be used to stop a ...


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There would probably need to be some constitutional adjustments. These need a special majority to pass (50% of members and 2/3 of those present in both houses). Moreover depending on exactly how it was done, it could affect the the representation of the States, or the manner of the election of the President and Parliament. Such changes require ratification ...


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