Hardy Brown Sr. | Writer Emeritus, Black Voice Information
California will maintain a particular election on September 14th to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom. The trouble is being funded by the right-wing White supremacist management of the Donald Trump Republican Get together.
This effort is going on on our watch, and it’s as much as us to stop the recall from occurring by VOTING NO in response to the recall effort.
In different states they’re passing legal guidelines to disclaim Blacks and different ethnic teams entry to the poll due to what Black voters did in South Carolina by electing President Joe Biden. Then, Blacks circled and confirmed out “sho’ nuff” in Georgia. They have been instrumental in not solely electing a Black man, Rev. Raphael Warnock, but in addition electing a Jewish man, Jon Ossoff. Each males at the moment are seated within the U.S. Senate representing the state of Georgia.
There are various on this nation who consider these sorts of individuals are not imagined to be elected to symbolize the White individuals in Georgia—it sends the incorrect sign to the Ku Klux Klan.
So, make no mistake, this recall election is essential in California as a result of it is going to present those that would out-right deny our Black brothers and sisters in Republican managed states the best to vote, “We stand in solidarity with the rights of all residents to vote and elect our political representatives.”
Listed here are essential dates and info associated to the Newsom recall:
All lively registered voters in California will quickly obtain a vote-by-mail poll for the September 14, 2021, recall election. County elections places of work will mail ballots starting August 16, 2021.
If you don’t obtain a mail poll, you’ll be able to request a substitute poll by mail earlier than Tuesday,September 7 by calling (800) 881-VOTE (8683). Voters in San Bernardino also can name (909) 387-9300 or e-mail MailBallots@sbcountyelections.com. Be sure you embrace your title, residence handle, mailing handle, and date of start. Voters in Riverside County who don’t obtain their poll also can name (951) 486-7200.
After September 7, substitute ballots should be requested in particular person on the Registrar of Voters workplace, an early vote web site, or a polling place.
The recall poll will ask two questions:
- Do you wish to recall Governor Newsom?
I’m asking you to affix me by voting NO! (If 50 p.c or extra vote NO, the governor will stay in workplace.)
- Who ought to succeed Newsom (if he’s recalled)?
Don’t reply to this query—Don’t choose a candidate.
When you return your vote-by-mail poll with pay as you go postage, it should be postmarked by September 14, 2021.
It’s also possible to return your poll by depositing it to a safe poll drop field, delivering it to a voting location, or to your county elections workplace. When you select this selection, it should be delivered by 8:00 p.m. on September 14, 2021.
In-person voting areas will provide voter registration, substitute ballots, accessible voting machines, and language help to those that want it.
Please do that for me and vote NO in response to this mindless recall election.
Hardy Brown photograph by Benoit Malphettes