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California governor sues to get party ID on recall ballot

NewsBreak – Associated Press

By Kathleen Ronayne

June 29, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is suing the state elections chief he appointed in an effort to get his party affiliation to appear next to his name on the ballot for a recall election that will determine if the first-term Democrat is forced out of office.

The lawsuit against Secretary of State Shirley Weber, a fellow Democrat, came after Newsom’s campaign failed to file the appropriate paperwork.

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