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Gavin Newsom survived California’s impeachment vote

California State. Gavin Newsom Tuesday became the second governor in US history to overcome the subpoena, after the campaign to oust him for him On for him Epidemiological closures of the novel coronavirus and the countless economic, environmental and social problems of the country.

Early results in the special election showed the impeachment question against the Democratic governor ended in defeat, according to estimates by CNN, NBC News and the Associated Press.

With 58% of the vote counted, consisting of absentee ballots and early voting, 68% of voters voted “no” to the impeachment, effectively saying Mr. Newsom He should stay in the governor’s palace.

In brief remarks from Sacramento, A. Newsom he said that he is “With humility and gratitude to the millions and millions of Californians who exercised their basic right to vote and who overwhelmingly expressed themselves by rejecting partition.”

“We said yes to the science, we said yes to ending this pandemic, we said yes to the people’s right to vote without fear of fraud or voter suppression, and we said yes to the basic constitutional right of women to decide for themselves what she does with she has said mr. Newsom. “We said yes to diversity, we said yes to inclusion, we said yes to pluralism, and we said yes to all of those things we cherish as Californians.”

the master. Newsom, who was elected in 2018 with 62% of the vote, overspending for him The competition is about 5-to-1, and he raised over $70 million to defeat the 46 candidates who sought to replace them for him If the invocation question succeeds.

Republican contenders were topped by Larry Elder, the longtime Los Angeles radio host who led the field of candidates after jumping into the race in July.

Supporters collected more than two million signatures from California to put the impeachment question on the ballot, spurred by frustration with Mr. NewsomStrict epidemic restrictions and allegations of hypocrisy after the governor broke out for him The rules for showing up at a private party last year at the upscale French Laundry.

the master. Newsom He framed the effort as a Republican subpoena, even though about a third of those who signed the impeachment petitions were not Republicans, and brought in top Democrats to support them. for him, including President Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris.

About 44% of 22 million ballot papers have been returned by mail as of Tuesday night, according to Political Data Inc.’s polling tracking.

the master. Newsom Avoiding the fate of former California Governor Gray Davis, a Democrat, was recalled in 2003 and replaced by Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Candidates in the summons blamed Mr. Newsom For failing to tackle rising crime, homelessness, wildfires and businesses fleeing the state, Democrats portrayed the election as a referendum on former President Trump.

“We may have defeated Trump, but Trumpism is not dead in this country,” al-Sayed said. Newsom.

Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison said the impeachment failure had national repercussions, calling it “a win for the bold agenda set forth by President Biden, Governor Newsom and Democrats in Congress.”

Rep. Ted Liu, D-Calif., tweeted: “The #CaliforniaRecallElect election wasn’t even close.” America’s largest state, and the world’s fifth largest economy, has voted to crush Trumpism. CongratulationsGavinNewsom! California will continue to move forward under his leadership.”

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