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  2003 California recall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
California was hit harder than other states at the end of the speculative bubble known as the "dot-com boom" — from 1996 to 2000 — when Silicon Valley was the center of the internet economy.
Furthermore, there is a high correlation between the success of the recall signature gathering effort and the inability for the California Legislature and the governor to agree on a new state budget.
California had a $95 million contract with Oracle Corporation that was found to be unnecessary and overpriced by the state auditor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_California_recall   (3977 words)

 Results of the 2003 California recall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following are the results of the 2003 California recall election held on October 7, 2003 which unseated Gray Davis and propelled actor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the governorship.
The voters of California decided to recall governor Gray Davis by a 5 to 4 margin (55.4% in favor of recall vs. 44.6% against recall).
Following the election, all 58 of California's counties had 28 days (until November 4, 2003) each to conduct a countywide canvass of their votes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Results_of_the_2003_California_recall   (409 words)

 Recall in California
Petitions for the recall of statewide officers must be signed by voters equal in number to 12% of the last vote for that office, including voters from each of five counties equal in number to 1% of the last vote for the office in that county.
The 2003 recall movement against Governor Gray Davis was spearheaded by the People's Advocate, the anti-tax group founded by Paul Gann, and now headed by his associate, Ted Costa, and by a group of Republican Party activists including Shawn Steel, outgoing state Republican Party Chairman, and Sal Russo, a leading GOP strategist.
"The California Recall by Arnold," Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette, Sept. 16, 2003.
www.igs.berkeley.edu /library/htRecall2003.html   (4631 words)

 LWV California. California Recall Election October 7, 2003: Basic Facts
If the Governor loses the recall vote, he is removed from office, even if the number of "no" votes on the recall question exceeds the number of votes cast for the winning candidate in the replacement election.
Recall proponents published an Intent to Recall in the Sacramento Bee and served notice on Governor Davis on February 5, 2003.
The recall petition was certified for circulation on March 25.
ca.lwv.org /lwvc/edfund/elections/2003/recall_basic.html   (1442 words)

 UPA Voting and Usability - 2003 California Recall Election
This time, the election is in California to vote on recalling the current Governor and, if the recall is successful to vote on his replacement.
Most California precincts have purchased new voting systems, but were not planning to have them in operation before the primaries in the summer of 2004.
A federal appeals court postponed California's Oct. 7 gubernatorial recall election, ruling Monday that the historic vote cannot proceed because some votes would be cast using outmoded punch-card ballot machines.
www.usabilityprofessionals.org /upa_projects/voting_and_usability/2003_california_recall.html   (544 words)

 Online NewsHour: California Recall -- July 24, 2003
California officials set Oct. 7 as the date for a special ballot to decide whether to unseat Governor Gray Davis.
The recall mechanism is a very unique one, Gwen, but the anger and emotion behind it is something that is not unique to California at all.
California voters can remove an elected official from office simply if they think he or she is not doing the job.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec03/recall_07-24.html   (2446 words)

 Capitol Grilling Archive | California Special Elections Analysis by Guru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In California it doesn't matter what's going on or how much hype a gubernatorial election or candidate gets - the trend is that no more than 7,700,000 people vote when the election for governor tops the ballot.
Estimates by the likes of the California Field Poll that ten million votes would be cast where flawed, missing the mark substantially.
Of those that voted for the recall of Governor Davis, 87 percent approved of how President Bush is handling his job as president.
www.capitolgrilling.com /articles/2003_californiarecall.html   (920 words)

 ipedia.com: 2003 California recall Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After several legal and procedural efforts failed to stop it, California's first-ever gubernatorial representative recall election was held on October 7, and the results were certified on November 14, 2003, making Davis the first governor recalled in the history of California, and just the second in U.S. history.
Darrell Issa, who bankrolled the recall effort and said he would run for governor, abruptly dropped out of the race on August 7.
On September 24, the remaining top five candidates (Schwarzenegger, Bustamante, Huffington, McClintock, and Camejo) gathered in the University Ballroom at California State University, Sacramento, for a live televised debate [1] that resembled the red-carpet premiere of a movie in Hollywood.
www.ipedia.com /2003_california_recall.html   (3710 words)

 Diebold vote fraud in 2003 California Recall
I ran a number crunch of CA counties that use Diebold machines to cast/count votes and found some weird figures that show a skim of votes from top candidates to people who were unlikely to affect the outcome.
California is huge and has a population similar to many European nations.
The California recall shows Diebold trying to affect the election outcome by moving votes from high ranked candidates to low ranked candidates.
www.whatreallyhappened.com /diebold2003.html   (727 words)

 CNN.com Specials
After weeks of a sometimes surreal campaign, voters ousted incumbent California Gov. Gray Davis from office in the October 7, 2003, recall election.
California's recall vote is looking more and more like a showdown between Gov. Gray Davis and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who declined to join the race, called the recall a "carnival." If ousted, Davis would be the second governor in U.S. history to be recalled, the first being North Dakota Gov. Lynn Frazier in 1921.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2003/calif.recall   (392 words)

 Online NewsHour: California Recall -- September 4, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Five candidates for California governor participated in the first debate yesterday, while Gov. Gray Davis held a separate question-and-answer session.
PETER CAMEJO: The fact is I'm for a fair tax, which is that the wealthiest people in California should be paying the same that you are, the average person.
I was the first person in the state of California on a class action lawsuit.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec03/recall_9-4.html   (847 words)

 Recall California Governor 2003
It is with some sadness that I report to you my decision to not run for governor of the state of California.
As of last count, there are 296 candidates running for governor of California.
The remaining $1.42 in the campaign fund will be used to improve low income housing in San Carlos; I know you can all appreciate what this will mean to the community.
www.jimschrempp.com /about_me/miscwriting/recall_california_2003.htm   (567 words)

 Rough & Tumble
Probes target state's use of prisoners to maintain order -- The California prison system's use of some of its toughest, most feared inmates to help keep order behind bars led to the slaying of a guard, state investigators say, and the FBI is looking into whether the practice contributed to a second killing.
Such a personal ad might be the only chance California Republicans have this year in trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein as she seeks a third full term.
As the executive director of the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, his job is to carry out a regional growth plan that promotes more building in urban areas as a way to preserve open space on the rural edges.
www.rtumble.com   (2048 words)

 style.org > Mapping Votes by County
Unless the population of a state is dispersed evenly in proportion to the size of each county, there is no direct relationship between the physical area of a county and the number of people, registered voters, or votes cast within it.
Which is why I was surprised to see an analyst from a leading all-news television network point to a map of California and single out San Bernadino county, California’s largest county by area, as a significant reason for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s victory.
The official county map shows at least four things: the location and size of each county (as a surface area), the leading candidate within that county (as a color), and the percentage of votes cast for that candidate (as a number).
www.style.org /mappingvotes   (1220 words)

 Amazon.com: Recall: California's Political Earthquake: Books: Larry N. Gerston,Terry Christensen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Also available in a hardcover edition (0765614561, $45.95), Recall!: California's Political Earthquake by San Jose State University political science professors Larry N. Gerston and Terry Christensen is the true story of the 2003 election to recall California's sitting governor, Gray Davis.
For both myself and a lot of other bored political junkies, 2003's California recall election was literally a dream come true.
A short shrift is especially given to both McClintock and Camejo, the only two major candidates running as champions of political ideology and whose presence as potential spoilers should inspire hope amonst jaded political observers that candidates actually can still get some sort of attention based on their platforms as opposed to their personalities.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/076561457X?v=glance   (1093 words)

 Weblog Entry - 07/28/2003: "California Recall"
The Califorian recall is WORSE than I thought.
This is because a "No" vote on the recall will not be the same as voting FOR Gray Davis, which is the intention of a "No" vote (Voting against recalling Gray Davis is the same as a vote of confidence in him).
Critics have lauded the situation in California as proof that direct Democracy doesn't work, but there is nothing Democratic about what is happening there if the vote is rigged to ignore the true majority vote.
hackenbush.org /hackenblog/blogives/00000620.htm   (486 words)

 SSRN-Randomization Inference with Natural Experiments: An Analysis of Ballot Effects in the 2003 California Recall ...
California law mandates a complex randomization procedure of ballot order that approximates a classical randomized experiment in a real world setting.
The recall election also poses particular statistical challenges with an unprecedented 135 candidates running for the office.
Ho, Daniel E. and Imai, Kosuke, "Randomization Inference with Natural Experiments: An Analysis of Ballot Effects in the 2003 California Recall Election" (September 18, 2004).
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=656139   (321 words)

 Inside CDL: California Recall Election Project
Through the University of California libraries preservation program, the UC is seeking to preserve California's cultural artifacts and provide enduring access to them.
The California Digital Library recognizes the historical significance of the 2003 California Recall Election and that material related to this momentous occasion will have lasting value to UC researchers.
The California Recall Election Project is an undertaking to capture and make available — for non-commercial, educational and scholarly research purposes — a collection of web sites from this historic 2003 California gubernatorial recall election.
www.cdlib.org /inside/projects/preservation/recall   (359 words)

 California Recall 2003
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Summary of Sept. 23, 2003 Decision: Southwest Voter Registration Education Project v.
www.thinkinglinks.info /converted_legal_docs/californiarecall/califrecallTOC.html   (235 words)

 Recalls : 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall -- Justia & Nolo
Recalls : 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall -- Justia and Nolo
FindLaw Recall Center - recall court documents and filings.
Track recalls for Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Daewoo, Dodge, Ferrari, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Saab, Saturn, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo and more...
www.recall-warnings.com /california_governor_recall.html   (367 words)

 October 2003 California Recall Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Part of the California Digital Library, the California Recall Election Project is an undertaking to capture and make available - for non-commercial, educational and scholarly research purposes - a collection of web sites from this historic 2003 California gubernatorial recall election.
Requires specified percentages of General Fund revenues to be set-aside for acquisition, construction, rehabilition, modernization, or renovation of infrastructure.
Fiscal impact: The measure would not result in a significant fiscal impact on state and local governments.
www.lib.csub.edu /gov/ca03oct.html   (342 words)

 growabrain: California Recall Election 2003 Archives
Mathilda Spak's 101 years old birthday is coming on September 5th, 2003.
Recall information from the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley - 9/20/03
January 31, 2004 in California Recall Election 2003
growabrain.typepad.com /growabrain/california_recall_election_2003   (993 words)

 California Recall
Jackson Thoreau urges you to say no to the California recall and Schwarzenegger the Liar.
Forget for a moment that Arnold Schwarzenegger has pretty much gotten a free ride from the mainstream and scandal-sheet media, which have largely refused to investigate numerous reports of the Terminator cheating on his wife in recent years and even sexually assaulting women.
Forget that if Schwarzenegger was running as a Democrat, you wouldn't see all of the national and Californian Republican hypocrites genuflecting before him as if he was a god - they'd be labeling him a liar and cheater and worse names....
www.mikehersh.com /cat_index_40.shtml   (663 words)

 California Secretary of State - Elections Division - 2003 Statewide Special Election Certified List of Candidates
California Secretary of State - Elections Division - 2003 Statewide Special Election Certified List of Candidates
The statements or views on these web sites do not necessarily reflect the views of the Secretary of State's Office or its employees.
Neither the Secretary of State's Office nor the State of California are responsible for the content of any of these sites.
www.ss.ca.gov /elections/2003_cert_cand.htm   (95 words)

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