Eligible Californians will have the opportunity to cast a ballot and make their voice heard in the upcoming California Gubernatorial Recall Election.
All California active registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the September 14, 2021 recall election. Your county elections office will begin mailing ballots by August 16, 2021.READ MORE: California Recall Vote Highlights State's Geopolitical Divisions
The recall ballot will ask two questions: 1) Do you want to recall Governor Newsom? And 2) if the governor is recalled, who do you want to replace him?
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If 50% or more of voters vote no, the governor will remain in office. If more than 50% vote YES, the governor will be removed from office and the person with the most votes would replace him.READ MORE: More Multi-Housing Units Coming To California After SB 9 Signed Into Law
Voters can vote on either one or both parts of the recall ballot.
You can cast your vote-by-mail ballot by mail with prepaid postage as long as it’s postmarked by September 14, 2021.
Or, you can cast your ballot in person to a secure ballot dropbox, to a voting location, or your county elections office by 8 p.m. on September 14, 2021.
In-person voting locations will offer voter registration, replacement ballots, accessible voting machines, and language assistance to those who need it.MORE NEWS: Colusa County Woman Gets Probation For 'Minimal' Role In Jan. 6 Insurrection At Capitol
Your ballot may also contain other local races being decided in your area.