Facing a Tough Recall, Newsom Doesn’t Dare Close California

After a year of unpopular lock-downs, incumbents may be facing serious blowback at the ballot box.

“Recall Newsom”information booth at a Bass Pro Shop in San Jose, California. February 28, 2021. (photo: jpellgen (@1179_jp))

Popular Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced in May that she will not be seeking reelection in the fall. She failed to specify why but claimed her decision was not based on fear of losing or lack of campaign funds.