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Glazer among lawmakers targeting reforms to California's recall process

Original post made on Sep 16, 2021

After beating back an effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic lawmakers began to set the stage Wednesday for reforming what they see as a deeply flawed recall process, with the goal of bringing a measure to voters in 2022.

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Posted by DublinMike
a resident of Dublin
on Sep 16, 2021 at 10:19 am

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The 12% of eligible voters rule was for a time that had no mass media/social networking or online capacity. When the recall was established, a signature-gatherer would need nearly a week to ride from southern California to northern California. So, for that time, 12% was established for practically.

The rule today should be 50% + 1 to reflect current communication technology.


Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on Sep 17, 2021 at 9:24 am

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First, I did vote for the Recall, and mind you I have no regrets because I believe it acknowledges the lack of leadership and the weakness of this male in Sacramento, but after assessment I feel Recall’s don’t accomplish anything. It’s better to let the mistake marinate to the end to drive home the point. Let’s pray he only has the one opportunity as Governor and is left in the rear view mirror.

That said, our tyrant is going to punish this state with more mandates, controls, and assorted lockdowns, but will continue to support his elite’s interests as he has since we started this nightmare. Hold on kids, it’s going to be a long 15 months.

Secondly, will Newsom allow his children (one is 12) to be forced to take the experimental gene therapy as he is mandating for your children? My guess is no. After all, his family isn’t subjected to the same rules as the hired help.

Lastly, I hold all voting Democrats in this state and particularly in this country responsible for the disaster that is taking place. I don’t know who I fear more- China, Russians, or Democrat voters?


Posted by John
a resident of Birdland
on Sep 17, 2021 at 12:30 pm

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Once again the California voter has gotten what they deserve.


Posted by RobertD.
a resident of Bridle Creek
on Sep 21, 2021 at 7:20 pm

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I, Democrats, independent voters and some Republicans voted to keep Elder out and Newsome in. Why? Take a look at Covid statistics in Republican states compared to California. That is just one of the main reasons Newsome won. There are many other reasons.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Sep 21, 2021 at 8:40 pm

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Maybe the gov should be more focused on representing all Californians and their interests vs pushing a highly localized subset of interests. You know, that diversity and inclusion everyone else should follow because it makes a better overall outcome…..oh but that only applies to “thee” not “me”

Do your job and you wouldn’t have to worry about it


Posted by BobB
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 22, 2021 at 8:47 am

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@Jake Waters,

"forced to take the experimental gene therapy"

That is a lie. It is totally untrue. Quit posting anti-vax garbage. Are you still trying to talk people out of getting a vaccine that save their lives or keep them out of the hospital? Seriously? That's what you are hoping to accomplish?


Posted by KG
a resident of California Reflections
on Sep 25, 2021 at 12:27 pm

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Pleasanton Parent, as the election outcome shows, Newsome represents a majority of Californians. [portion removed]


Posted by John
a resident of Birdland
on Sep 25, 2021 at 9:29 pm

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The California voters have gotten exactly what they deserve.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Sep 26, 2021 at 11:55 am

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Majority does not mean all.

You think the majority support his bill (conveniently) that allows children to get sex changes without parental knowledge?


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