BREAKING: Newsom survives recall election, will remain California Governor

California Governor. Gavin Newsom survives Republican-backed recall effort and will remain in office.

Newsom was leading by roughly a 2 to 1 margin when the race was called.

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Newsom tweeted:

Tonight, California voted NO on the recall and YES to…
Science.
Women’s rights.
Immigrant rights.
The minimum wage.
The environment.
Our future.

We rejected cynicism and bigotry and chose hope and progress.

Thank you, California.