California’s Recall is About Gavin Newsom: Not the Democratic Party

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s main vulnerabilities in the upcoming recall have nothing to do with his political party.

Governor Gavin Newsom speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. June 1, 2019. (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

When deep-blue California overwhelmingly elected Governor Gavin Newsom in 2018, he received almost 62% of the vote. His victory was classified as a landslide by no less a historical authority than Wikipedia itself.

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