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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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Yes - according to the California Secretary of State's website: What does a recall ballot look like? The September 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election ballot will have two parts. There will be a recall question presented on the ballot: “Shall GAVIN NEWSOM be recalled (removed) from the office of Governor? Following that recall question, all ...


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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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California has a non-partisan primary system. The top two candidates regardless of party advance to the general election. You can only get on the general election ballot by making the top two in the primary. No write-in votes in the general election for California governor. According to Ballotpedia, the requirements for the primary are: The number ...


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Because it is an elected position and he does not have the authority to fire an an elected official. As an elected position is chosen by the people the governor does not have the authority to change that. It is possible that the governor and lt governor are from different parties by the will of the people. As a side note even if the governor appoints someone ...


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