February 8, 2021
Californians have had enough of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, and they might be ready to throw him out of the office for good.
The group Rescue California, which is in charge of the Recall Newsom petition, announced it is less than one hundred thousand signatures away from hitting the 1.5 million signature threshold needed to trigger a recall election. Organizers are currently aiming for three hundred thousand more as insurance for invalid signatures.
So how do recall elections work, and who funded this once impossible effort?