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California special election brings lots of fireworks

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The right to recall the president is a constitutional right that many Americans hold near to their hearts. In the heart of the West, where labor unions are strong, anti-Washington sentiment runs high, and Trump’s policies are viewed with suspicion, recall petitions challenging four of Governor Jerry Brown’s appointments have gathered hundreds of thousands of signatures. And now, political observers and strategists are hoping those anti-Washington sentiment will inspire a surge of voter turnout for this special election, providing an opening for those groups. We will have all the results for you on Wednesday here at BBC America:

Tune into the special election debate show!

California looks very different than it did just a few months ago.

Now, the massive wildfire that razed 200,000 acres of land and burned down several thousand homes and businesses over the past few weeks has become an important issue in this special election to replace Senator Barbara Boxer.

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