Voters in California are now in a statistical tie over whether Governor Gavin Newsom should be recalled and replaced over his botched handling of the Coronavirus pandemic, rising crime, housing costs, and homelessness.
A new survey from Emerson shows 48% are now against the recall and 46% support removing Newsom.
“As it turns out, COVID is re-emerging,” said Golden State political insider Darry Sragow. “And now the fact is the governor is going to have to handle it in a way that reassures these Democratic voters.”
“How close the recall turns out to be depends on exactly one thing and only one thing,” Sragow said. “And that is whether Democrats take the time to vote.”
BREAKING: New Inside California Politics/Emerson College Poll shows support for the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom has increased just in the last couple of weeks.
54% of Hispanic respondents say they would vote to recall the Governor. pic.twitter.com/GFYhBkKQuG
— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) August 3, 2021
A Los Angeles Sergeant with the Police Protective League sounded the alarm last month after Gavin Newsom dismissed rising crime and felonies taking place all over California; saying the Governor is living in a “fantasy world.”
“That’s a fantasy world. Where are we living in? I mean, you could look at the numbers throughout California and the rest of the country. Crime is increasing. It is surging, and there’s no consequences,” Los Angeles Police Protective League vice president Sgt. Jerretta Sandoz told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.”
“There’s no repercussions for these criminals that feel that they could go in and do what they want. And it’s because of these laws. That statement is not true. The numbers don’t lie,” she added.
Read the full report at CBS San Francisco.
TOTAL RECALL: Newsom Begs Californians to ‘Voluntarily Reduce Water Consumption’ By 15%
Embattled California Governor Gavin Newsom is pleading with Golden State resident’s to “voluntarily” limit their water consumption as the region struggles with high-temperatures and drought conditions.
“We’re hopeful that people will take that mindset they brought into the last drought and extend that forward with a 15% voluntary reduction, not only on residences but industrial commercial operations and agricultural operations,” Newsom said in a news conference.
“We’re not trying to be oppressive,” Newsom stressed, The Times reported. “Again, these are voluntary standards.”
Newsom will officially be recalled on September 14th as he fends of potential challengers eager to take his position.
The Governor has faced a growing backlash over a series of botched plans; including his decision to shutter businesses for more than a year to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Read the full report at Fox News.
TOTAL RECALL: Newsom Says Recall Effort Has Enough Signatures, Eating Out Was ‘Terrible Mistake’
California Governor Gavin Newsom admitted the obvious during an interview with ‘The View’ Tuesday; saying it “appears” there are now enough signatures to force a mandatory recall vote and potentially oust him from office.
“Am I worried about it? Of course I’m worried about it,” Newsom said. “The nature of these things, the up or down question, the zero-sum nature of the question is challenging…so we’re taking it seriously.”
"Am I worried about it? Of course I'm worried about it," Newsom tells @TheView.
"The nature of these things, the up or down question, the zero-sum nature of the question is challenging…so we're taking it seriously." https://t.co/VQPtWw0qXe
— ABC News (@ABC) March 16, 2021
After receiving backlash for going against his own recommendations last year by attending a maskless, mostly indoor dinner at a restaurant while much of the state was on lockdown, California Gov. @GavinNewsom tells @TheView “it was a terrible mistake.” https://t.co/xOnQDip7Iu pic.twitter.com/xr83eMn5tg
— The View (@TheView) March 16, 2021
“This one appears to have the requisite signatures,” the Democratic governor said.
“I’ve only been in office 25 months, just 25 months there’s been six efforts to put a recall on the ballot. This one appears to have the requisite signatures. This started before the pandemic,” he said. “If you look at the list of grievances from the proponents of this campaign, it goes to our values, it’s less about me, it’s more about California and our values, Democratic Party values.”
“I have to do my job every single day, but I’m gonna fight this thing because I’m gonna fight for California values and the things I hold dear,” he added.
Watch Newsom’s admission above.