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Efforts to gather enough valid signatures to put recall of LA DA George Gascón on the ballot fails a second time

Monday afternoon, Dean Logan, Los Angeles County’s Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, sent out a news release stating that his office had “completed the examination and verification” of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of District Attorney George Gascón, and that not enough of the signatures were valid to get the recall on the ballot in November of this year.
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