California recall: Candidates, polls and what you need to know

California recall: Candidates, polls and what you need to know
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California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing a special recall election that could make him just the third governor in U.S. history to be removed from office through a recall vote. While Democrats have won every presidential election in the state dating back to 1992, Californians have actually elected two Republican governors during that period: Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger. What is a recall election?

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