Odds Are Against Groups Attempting To Oust Sen. Pan Over Childhood Vaccine Law
Experts say that the odds are against opponents of a contentious state vaccine law (SB 277) who are seeking signatures to recall the legislation's author, state Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento). SB 277 will end personal belief exemptions to California's childhood vaccination requirements beginning in July 2016. Of the 158 attempted recalls of California legislators since 1913, just five have succeeded.
- "Recall Election History Bodes Ill for Richard Pan Opponents" (White, "Capitol Alert," Sacramento Bee, 7/31).