The voters of California, angered by a sagging economy and the perceived failings of the incumbent governor, turned out in large numbers to oust Gov. Gray Davis and replace him with actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
An estimated 10 million California voters will decide the fate of Gov. Gray Davis Tuesday but, if the election is close, the official result may not be declared for weeks.
A federal appeals court Tuesday reinstated California's Oct. 7 gubernatorial recall election, rejecting a three-judge panel's decision that would have postponed it for months because of concerns over punch-card ballots.
A full complement of federal appeals court judges will reconsider the postponement of the California gubernatorial recall election, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Friday.
A federal appeals court in California has temporarily blocked the Oct. 7 gubernatorial recall election that was to decide the fate of Gov. Gray Davis.
Republican candidate Peter Ueberroth withdrew from the California gubernatorial recall race Tuesday. The former commissioner of Major League Baseball and organizer of the Los Angeles Olympics said he would not yet endorse another candidate.
California's Democratic Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante has overtaken Republican actor Arnold Schwarzenegger in a poll testing voters' opinions about the Oct. 7 recall election that will decide the fate of embattled Gov. Gray Davis.
California's TV and radio broadcasters have scheduled a Sept. 17 debate for the top-polling contenders in the state's first-ever gubernatorial recall elections.
California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley published a list of 135 "certified candidates" late Wednesday for the Oct. 7 election which could recall embattled Governor Gray Davis and replace him with one of the crowd of opponents.
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