The ballot features two questions. The first question asks voters whether or not to recall Newsom. The second gives voters a choice between more than 40 candidates about who should replace him, if he is recalled.
While many have already voted early by mail or in person — ballots arrived in the mailboxes of every registered California voter last month — others will cast their ballots Tuesday.
Here’s everything you need to know about when polls close and how to watch CNN’s special coverage.
What time does CNN’s coverage start?
“Election Night in America” will stream live for subscribers via CNNgo (CNN.com/go and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV and Android TV) and on the CNN mobile apps for iOS and Android. “Election Night in America” will be available on demand beginning September 14 via cable/satellite systems, CNNgo platforms and CNN mobile apps.
Special TV coverage on CNN begins at 10 p.m. ET.
CNN Politics has several California recall election-related resources available to readers:
- What to know about the California recall: A one-stop shop with all you need to know about the Republican backed effort to recall Newsom.
- 6 things to watch
- The top candidates running to replace Newsom: A look at the colorful cast of more than 40 candidates from all political persuasions vying to replace Newsom.
- How a sharp contrast on Covid has shaped the California recall race: A dive into one of the biggest issues at stake in the recall election, exploring how candidates have centered the Covid-19 pandemic as a dominant theme.
- What California’s homelessness crisis has to do with the recall effort against Gavin Newsom: An explainer on the crisis in the Golden State and how it has played into the recall.
What times do polls close?
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. PT (10 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET).
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