California Governor Gavin Newsom remains in office the results of recall election show
The results of elections in California show that Gavin Newsom remains the Governor of the State.
With 67 percent of votes, the Californians voted not to replace Newsom with a Republican candidate. As of now, not all ballots were counted by the Governor already addressed his voters and supporters.
“I am humbled and grateful to the millions, and millions of Californians who exercised their fundamental right to vote, and express themselves so overwhelmingly by rejecting the division,” Newsom said.
The fact that the @GavinNewsom’s margin was higher against the recall than his blowout vote for Governor in 2018 should tell folks that the GOP’s position on vaccine requirements is a losing one.— Neera Tanden (@neeratanden) September 15, 2021
“An overwhelmingly no vote tonight here in the state of California. That was expressed tonight. I want to focus on what we said yes to as a state,” Newsom said while giving remarks at the state’s capitol.
The results of the election were first called by the Associated Press, less than an hour after the polls were closed in California. The state showed not expectable results of the vote, many experts predicted that the numbers of those who want to leave Newsom in office would not be so high.
Tonight, California voted NO on the recall and YES to…— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) September 15, 2021
The minimum wage.
We rejected cynicism and bigotry and chose hope and progress.
Thank you, California.
“We said yes to science. We said yes to vaccines. We said yes to ending this pandemic. We said yes to people’s right to vote without fear of fake fraud or voter suppression. We said yes to women’s fundamental constitutional right to decide for herself what she does with her body and her fate and future,” Newsom continued. “We said yes to diversity. We said yes to inclusion. We said yes to pluralism. We said yes to all those things that he we hold dear as Californians and I would argue as Americans. Economic justice, social justice, racial justice, environmental justice. Our values, where California’s made so much progress. All of those things were on the ballot this evening.”
What tax will Gavin Newsom raise first?— Andrew Pollack (@AndrewPollackFL) September 15, 2021