A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt to block Tuesday’s recall election, reject...

Federal court won’t block Tuesday’s California recall election – San Francisco Chronicle

A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt to block Tuesday’s recall election, rejecting a lawsuit that claimed the rules violate voters’ rights because Gov. Gavin Newsom’s successor could be chosen by a minority of voters on a ballot from which the governor is excluded.The lawyer who filed the suit said Friday he would pursue the case after the election. The suit, filed Aug. 13, argued that California’s recall election laws violate the “one person, one vote” constitutional standard set by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1964. If 51% of the voters decide to recall Newsom, the plaintiff noted, he …

 

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