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Process whereby an elected official may be subject to an election which can lead to loss of office before his or her term of office has expired if a specified number or percentage of electors sign a petition calling for such an election. The recall device is widely available at state and local level in the United States and was used in California in 2003 to replace the Governor, Gray Davis, with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Subjects: Politics.


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