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 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.
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante and columnist Arianna Huffington, all announced candidacies for the governorship of California late Wednesday night.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that California voters will be able to vote for a replacement to Governor Gray Davis in the upcoming October 7 recall election, even if they do not vote on whether to remove him from office.
Opponents of California Governor Gray Davis succeeded in forcing an unprecedented recall election in which voters in the state will decide whether the governor should stay in office, California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley announced Wednesday.
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