Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
Home » United States » California » Article II Section 15 California Constitution – Voting, Initiative and Referendum, and Recall

Article II Section 15 California Constitution – Voting, Initiative and Referendum, and Recall

Article II Section 15 California Constitution

Below is the content of Article II Section 15 of the California Constitution 

(a) An election to determine whether to recall an officer and, if appropriate, to elect a successor shall be called by the Governor and held not less than 60 days nor more than 80 days from the date of certification of sufficient signatures.

(b) A recall election may be conducted within 180 days from the date of certification of sufficient signatures in order that the election may be consolidated with the next regularly scheduled election occurring wholly or partially within the same jurisdiction in which the recall election is held, if the number of voters eligible to vote at that next regularly scheduled election equal at least 50 percent of all the voters eligible to vote at the recall election.

(c) If the majority vote on the question is to recall, the officer is removed and, if there is a candidate, the candidate who receives a plurality is the successor. The officer may not be a candidate, nor shall there be any candidacy for an office filled pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 16 of Article VI.


See also: Article II Section 14 California Constitution

See also  Article VII Section 8 California Constitution - Public Officers and Employees

More Posts

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LawGlobal Hub
LawGlobal Hub is your innovative global resource of law and more. We ensure easy accessibility to the laws of countries around the world, among others