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The recall effort gained momentum during the Covid pandemic as critics of the state’s aggressive lockdowns, school closures and rising crime voiced their discontent. Some businesses and wealthy tech executives and investors also left California and headed for states with lower tax rates. Newsom handed his opponents a gift in November.Why did the 2003 recall vote succeed in California?
By comparison, the 2003 recall succeeded because California wasn’t nearly as blue as it is now (Kerry only won the state by 10 points in 2004) and Davis was terribly unpopular, with an approval rating in the mid-20s.Is Padilla telling California voters to vote against recall of Gavin Newsom?
FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver bashed Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) telling California voters to vote against recalling Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom and leave the second part of the recall question blank. On Aug. 14, Padilla tweeted, “Ballots for the radical right-wing recall will begin to be mailed out on Monday.Would you vote against the recall in California?
A poll last week from the Public Policy Institute of California said that 58% of likely voters would vote against the recall. The recall effort gained momentum during the Covid pandemic as critics of the state’s aggressive lockdowns, school closures and rising crime voiced their discontent.