California Gov. Gavin Newsom Beat The Effort To Recall Him

by BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News— The Democratic governor survived an attempt to remove him from office, after weeks of anxiety from Democrats around the country. View Entire Post ›—California Gov. Gavin Newsom turns back recall effort by wide margin. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom decisively turned back a Republican attempt to oust him in Tuesday’s special recall election in California, with the "no" side leading 67-33 with 8 million votes counted as of this writing. While the margin may shift as more mail-in ballots are counted (they have until Sept. 21 to arrive as long as they were postmarked by Election Day), there is no question that Newsom has prevailed, though he will face re-election for a new four-year term next year. Because the...

USA TODAY—How did California Gov. Gavin Newsom so easily beat back a recall attempt? There are too few Republicans to vote him out.. The COVID-19 pandemic, a lack of viable replacement candidates and a shrinking Republican voter base all factored in Gov. Gavin Newsom's favor.

The Washington Times—Kamala Harris stumps for Gov. Gavin Newsom in California, blames GOP for recall effort. Vice President Kamala Harris urged Californians Wednesday to rescue Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, saying next week's recall election is part of a nationwide Republican power play that includes new abortion restrictions in Texas and limits on voting in GOP-led states. At a union training center in San Leandro — where