Associated Press | Three counties have received enough valid signatures to trigger a recall election that could remove a Southern California senator from office and end a Democratic supermajority in the California Legislature, according to counts released Friday.
The attempt to recall Democratic Sen. Josh Newman of Fullerton is backed by the California Republican Party, anti-tax advocates and talk-radio hosts who are critical of Newman’s vote this year to raise the gasoline tax.
Reports filed by Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino Inflatable obstacle course for sale counties show the organizers submitted more than the 63,593 valid signatures required to recall Newman, with more still to count.
Democratic Secretary of State Alex Padilla has 10 days certify the signatures results, after which Gov. Jerry Brown must schedule an election within 60 to 80 days.