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When is the deadline for the California recall?

The petition was initially given a signature deadline of November 17, 2020, but was extended to March 17, 2021, by Sacramento County Superior Court Judge James P. Arguelles due to the pandemic. Arguelles ruled that recall proponents would have a longer time window to collect signatures than they normally would have under non-pandemic circumstances.

How many governors have been recalled in California?

This election is the result of one of 179 attempts to recall a state-level elected official in California since voters gained the right to recall in 1911, one of 55 attempts to recall a governor, and one of six such efforts to remove Newsom. Every California governor since 1960 has faced some form of a recall attempt.

What was the cost of the California recall?

While the projected total cost of the recall is close to the $292 million spent on the 2020 general election in California, which was the first to feature universal mail-in ballots, the cost per voter is significantly higher than in the 2018 midterm elections. Incumbent's party preference (SB 151)



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