Frustrated With Politicians, Impatient Voters Mount Recall Campaigns

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Many voters, frustrated with their current elected officials, have decided to take action well ahead of election day. In cities and towns across America, constituents are calling for recall elections—efforts to oust their elected officials from office in the middle of their terms.

Daniel Varela was one of those officials. He was elected Mayor of Livingston, California, but was ousted just a month ago. We also talk with Michael Cooper, a reporter for our partner The New York Times, who has been covering similar recalls all across the country.