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For Immediate Release
April 11, 2018
SOS Press Office
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Secretary of State Alex Padilla Certifies Candidates for
Senate District 29 Special Recall Election

SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla today certified the list of candidates who will appear on the June 5, 2018 Special Recall Election ballots in Senate District 29.

The official certified list of candidates with their contact information is available online:

A recall election includes two parts. A voter may vote on both parts, or only one.

The first part will ask, “Shall Josh Newman be recalled (removed) from the office of Senate District 29?” If more voters mark “yes” than “no,” then the Senator will be recalled. If more voters mark “no,” he will remain in office.

The second part will list the names of candidates seeking to replace Senator Josh Newman in the event he is recalled. If the Senator is recalled, the candidate who receives the most votes will be elected; it is not necessary to receive a majority of the votes cast. That person may be sworn in after the election results are certified.

For more information about the Senate District 29 Recall Election, visit:


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