Newsom pulled to such a big early lead that the Associated Press, CNN, NBC and other networks declared within an hour of the polls closing on Sept. 14 that the recall had failed and Newsom had survived. The data was updated at September 1, 2021, 12:05 p.m.Did Gavin Newsom force his opponents to release their tax returns?
Gov. Gavin Newsom knew he was forcing his future opponents to make more information about themselves public when he signed a law in 2019 requiring gubernatorial candidates to release five years of tax returns. What he didn’t know then, however, was that the first round of competitors would surface during a recall election in 2021.Why did California voters reject a push to recall Gavin Newsom?
California voters rejected a push to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday, offering Newsom at least another year in office and Democrats a potential playbook to beat Republicans if they back Trump-style ideals and politicians in future elections.How many years of tax returns did Newsom submit?
A Larry Elder supporter holds a sticker in Norwalk on July 13, 2021. Photo by Pablo Unzueta for CalMatters Newsom’s spokesperson said the governor submitted five years of tax returns, the same records he’s allowed reporters to review in the past.