California Debates Changes to 110-Year-Old Recall Process

Weeks after Gov. Gavin Newsom fended off an attempt to remove him from office in a recall election, his fellow Democrats on Thursday began eyeing ways to make future challenges more difficult while Republicans sought to keep the status quo. “This is the last bastion of checks and balances we offer for the voters," countered Republican Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto, who said making the process harder would have a “chilling effect for our voters.”