Newsom Recall Election To Cost California $215 Million

The Sacramento Bee reports:

California counties expect to spend an estimated $215 million to conduct a statewide special recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom, according to a report compiled by the California Department of Finance.

That’s more than the $200 million local public health officials requested from Newsom in this year’s budget to help them recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for future challenges.

The estimate from counties comes as state agencies prepare for the expected recall election, which has not been scheduled.

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