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Updated July 18

California voters will decide Gov. Gavin Newsom’s fate September 14.

Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis set the date for the recall election after the Department of Finance completed a cost estimate July 1 — notifying state lawmakers that the recall would cost state and county election officials $276 million to administer —  and the Secretary of State certified the recall petition.