California Gov. Newsom stares down a recall vote
This week, California state officials announced that an effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom had secured the number of signatures needed to qualify for the ballot this fall. Only two governors have ever been recalled, which includes California’s in 2003 — when Gray Davis was booted and Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected.
Axios Re:cap digs into how California politics got to this point, if this effort has its own Schwarzenegger, and what we can expect to see this fall with L.A. Times staff writer Phil Willon.