The date is set: June 5, 2012. The event? The recall election for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and four of Wisconsin’s state senators. Such a vote, historically unprecedented, is a milestone. Still, what will happen remains to be seen, although Nation writer John Nichols has a few ideas, which he shared on The Ed Show last night.

Watch the clip to learn about what steps Walker might try to take before June, which candidates might run in the election and what the outcome might be.

—Elizabeth Whitman