KQED has produced a handy explainer on how to fill out your ballot and what to do if you make a mistake.
It is very possible that California may elect a governor whose views are very much at odds with the electorate of the state.
The leading Republican candidate is Larry Elder, who apparently loves fracking and hates the minimum wage.
If fewer than 50% of people vote against recalling Gov. Gavin Newsom, Elder may be our next governor.