This article by George Skelton is published by The Los Angeles Times. Here is an excerpt
Readers are emailing that they plan to write in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s name as the “replacement” governor if he’s recalled. Forget it.
You might as well write in the Golden Gate Bridge. The vote won’t be counted.
Ousting the governor while simultaneously crowning him would be an electorate’s ultimate contradiction. So, it’s sensibly not permitted by the California Constitution.
But maybe that violates the U.S. Constitution, says UC Berkeley Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.
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