California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom beats back GOP-led recall

SACRAMENTO, California — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday emphatically defeated a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democrat framed as part of a national battle for his party’s values in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and continued threats from “Trumpism.” Newsom bolted to a quick victory boosted … Read more

5 takeaways after Newsom survives California recall attempt

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ably fended off Republicans’ recall attempt. He did so by changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. But Tuesday’s recall offered its own lessons. It showed that Republicans’ groundless claims of election fraud aren’t … Read more

“No” Vote Projected to Win in Recall Election; Newsom Remains Governor – CBS San Francisco

SACRAMENTO (KPIX) — CBS News on Tuesday night projected that the “no” vote will win the recall election, meaning Governor Gavin Newsom will remain in office. Most Californians voting in the recall election said they approve of the job Newsom is doing as governor, and those who did overwhelmingly voted against the recall that would … Read more

Final Votes Cast as ‘Election Month’ Comes to an End – CBS San Francisco

MARTINEZ (KPIX) — Election Day in California now signals the end of “election month.” The evolving election process has changed the way some people vote, and it will certainly change the way results unfold Tuesday night. “I feel like you go and vote in person and you sort of see what kind of people are … Read more

CBS News Exit Poll Shows Voters Most Concerned About COVID, Economy – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS News) — A CBS News exit poll taken Tuesday revealed that the coronavirus pandemic and the state’s economy were the issues that loomed largest for voters in the recall election. Roughly a third of voters said the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was the most important issue facing California, followed by about a quarter … Read more

5 Takeaways After Newsom Survives California Recall Attempt – NBC Los Angeles

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ably fended off a recall attempt from Republicans on Tuesday, changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. Five takeaways from Newsom’s victory: COVID-19 Precautions Can Help Democrats Republicans intended the recall to be a referendum … Read more

Gavin Newsom recall: How many ballots have been returned in your county?

Every registered California voter has received a ballot in their mailbox for the upcoming recall election that could help decide if Governor Gavin Newsom will keep his job. As of September 13 more than 8 million ballots, about 38%, had been returned and accepted by mail. An additional 324,000 have been cast in-person for a … Read more

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Stays in Power as Recall Fails – NBC 7 San Diego

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday emphatically defeated a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democrat framed as part of a national battle for his party’s values in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and continued threats from “Trumpism.” Newsom bolted to a quick victory boosted by healthy turnout … Read more

California recall election: Larry Elder campaign pushes unfounded fraud claims

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KABC) — As the California recall election nears the finish line, a website paid for by Larry Elder’s campaign is pushing unsubstantiated claims of election fraud before results have even been released. Elder’s campaign website has a link to a “Stop CA Fraud” page where people can report suspicious voting activity or sign … Read more

Marc Brown to host Recall Roundtable on eve of Election Day

On the eve of California’s historic recall election, join us for a Recall Roundtable to break down what you can expect on Election Day. The conversation will be led by Marc Brown, and he’ll be joined by journalists from the Bay area and the Central Valley, as well as experts from Politico. Watch the event … Read more

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