Welcome to your weekly run-down of all the big news, strange rules and interesting happenings from the world of US politics.
It started with a bear, a contestant on an Australian reality TV show, an adult actress and a Democratic governor under pressure.
But next Wednesday AEST, it’ll come down to that same Democratic governor under pressure and a conservative talk show host who only jumped in the race a few weeks ago.
Plus, the bear is still there.
California is finally off to the polls folks. Residents in America’s most populous state will vote on whether their current governor — Democrat Gavin Newsom — should be recalled.
You can get caught up on the basic details of what a recall election is here, but as a quick reminder the whole thing will be a two-step process. Voters have to answer two questions:
- Should Gavin Newsom be recalled?
- If so, which…