Signature Tsunami: 35,000+ in Just 3 Weeks!
Campaign to Stop the Car & Gas Tax Hikes Submits First Batch of Signatures in Recall of Sen. Josh Newman
To trigger a recall election, California state initiative rules require the collection of over 63,500 signatures over six months. In a stunning show of grassroots support, the campaign to recall State Senator Josh Newman over his decisive vote to raise car and gas taxes is pleased to announce it has collected over half of what they need after only three weeks!
Over 35,000 signatures have been submitted to the Registrar of Voters’ offices of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties – which cover Newman’s district. The campaign has actually collected far more signatures than submitted in the first three weeks, but the campaign takes the extra step of internally validating 100% of all signatures and has a significant backlog still awaiting review. State law encourages initiative campaigns to submit signatures in batches to expedite the state’s official review. Continue reading