Latest Recall Election News

Democrats See A Midterm Map In California Recall SuccessFew Democrats were surprised to see Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom swat down a Republican-driven recall campaign in bright-blue California. But they were pleased with how he did it.
Democrats To Push For Reformed California Recall SystemA day after Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an effort to remove him from office, California Democrats said on Wednesday they will push for changes to make it more difficult to challenge a sitting governor.
‘This Recall Is Close’: Newsom’s Dire Warning Helped Turn California Recall Election TideAn ominous four-word message issued by California Gov. Gavin Newsom's campaign on the morning of Aug. 5 served as the shock Democrats needed.
How Did CBS News Project The California Governor Recall Failed?Gov. Gavin Newsom survived a spirited recall effort Tuesday evening, with voters overwhelmingly rejecting the ouster bid in early returns and opting to keep the incumbent in office.
GOP's Elder Concedes California Recall, Hints: 'Stay Tuned'A defiant Larry Elder conceded his fight to become California’s next governor but indicated his first campaign might not be his last. “Stay tuned,” the Republican talk radio host told supporters.
CBS News: Governor Newsom Defeats Recall AttemptCBS News has predicted that Governor Gavin Newsom has successfully defeated the recall effort, allowing him to stay in office.
Governor Newsom Won't Be Holding Watch PartyWhere will he be leading up to the big announcement? The California governor who was elected by a landslide in 2019 won't be holding a watch party.
Recall Update: 'Polls Don't Vote, People Vote'; Gov. Gavin Newsom's Fate In Hands Of VotersWhether the post-pandemic new normal will include Gov. Gavin Newsom will be decided Tuesday as millions of Californians cast votes in a recall election over his policies and leadership.
Stay Or Go? Californians To Decide Fate Of Gov. Gavin NewsomAfter a year of debate that laid bare divisions in America's most populous state, Californians on Tuesday will be deciding whether Gov. Gavin Newsom keeps his job, or if the state goes in a more conservative direction.
California Recall: Many Voters Ready To Put Recall In Rearview MirrorOn the eve of Election Day, many voters have already mailed in their ballots. While a few polls give Governor Newsom a double-digit lead, some are hoping Tuesday brings a change they feel the state needs.
Biden Puts Power of Presidency on Display Ahead of California RecallHe wants Californians to view leading Republican challenger Larry Elder as a ‘Donald Trump clone.’
Pres. Biden Comes To California To Help Gov. Newsom Fight Off RecallPresident Joe Biden is providing last-minute help Monday to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is only the fourth governor in U.S. history and the second in California to face a recall election.
Pres. Biden In Sacramento As He Points To Western Wildfires To Push For Big, $3.5 Trillion RebuildPresident Joe Biden on Monday used his first Western swing in office to hold out the wildfires burning across the region as an argument for his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plans, calling year-round fires and other extreme weather a climate change reality the nation can no longer ignore.
Republicans Need A Historic Polling Miss To Win The California RecallThe 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is in the final stretch, and there is a clear trend in the data.
President Biden Journeys To California; Newsom Recall Support; Wildfire Damage Tour On AgendaFor the first time since his election, President Joe Biden boarded Air Force One Monday to head to California for a tour of the devastation left in the wake of the Caldor Fire and give support to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces a recall election on Tuesday.
President Biden To Arrive In Sacramento Monday To Campaign With NewsomPresident Joe Biden arrives in Sacramento on Monday, and he'll be here to campaign with Gov. Gavin Newsom on the eve of the California Recall Election.
Gov. Newsom, Top Contender Larry Elder Trade Barbs In California Recall CampaignCalifornia Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom urged voters Sunday to vote no in the recall election that could remove him from office, while leading Republican Larry Elder broadly criticized the media for what he described as double standards that insulated Newsom from criticism and scrutiny throughout the contest.
California Election's Chief Says Recall Election Is SecureCalifornia's Secretary of State said Friday she won't require a more rigorous audit of next week's recall election results that could remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, saying concerns about the security of the state's election management system are “inaccurate.”
Poll Has Gov. Newsom Far Ahead In California RecallThe fight for California Governor is winding down but it might not be a fight to the finish. A recent UC Berkeley poll shows Gov. Gavin Newsom is far ahead of his opponents.
Gov. Newsom Casts His Ballot As Recall Campaign Against Him Reaches Closing DaysGov. Gavin Newsom cast his ballot on Friday in the election that could see him ousted from office. 
Recall Supporters in Rural California Express Fears of Mail-In Ballot 'Shenanigans'For Republicans in some of California's reddest regions, there is both hope and skepticism in the effort to recall Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.
California Recall Brings VP Harris Home to Support Gov. NewsomVice President Kamala Harris returned to her home state of California on Wednesday to rally voters against the recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom, whose campaign expressed growing confidence the first-term Democrat would survive the attempt to remove him from office a year early.
One Week Before California Recall Election Day, Turnout Numbers StrongIn Sacramento County, 30 percent of registered voters have already voted in the election.
What Will The Recall Election Ballot Have On It?Eligible Californians will have the opportunity to cast a ballot and make their voice heard in the upcoming California Gubernatorial Recall Election. 
California Recall: Newsom Seeks To Bolster Support Among Latino Voters With 1 Week To GoWith one week to go, Gov. Gavin Newsom is making a strong push to get back the support from Latino voters he needs to defeat the September 14 recall election against him.
Newsom's Nightmare: How One November Day Fueled The RecallOn a single day last November, two events helped set the course for just the second recall election against a governor in California history: Gov. Gavin Newsom dined with 11 friends and lobbyists at one of the country’s most expensive restaurants as he pleaded with Californians to stay home, while those looking to kick him out of office won four more months to qualify for the ballot.
California Recall: How A Single Day In November 2020 Fueled Movement To Oust NewsomOn a single day last November, two events helped set the course for just the second recall election against a governor in California history.
Gov. Newsom Calls GOP Rivals 'Anti-Vax,' But Are They?California Gov. Gavin Newsom has made his leadership during the pandemic a centerpiece of his campaign to keep his job, warning in life-and-death terms that his Republican rivals in the recall election are anti-vaccine crusaders who would expose people to a new wave of COVID risks.
California Recall: Voters Returning Ballots So Far Largely Democratic, OlderThe critical question left in the California recall election that could remove Gov. Gavin Newsom isn’t whether someone likes the first-term Democrat — it’s who is going to take the time to vote.
Republican Recall Candidate Larry Elder Under Fire For False Claims About Kids And COVID-19With just two weeks before California's recall election, the leading GOP contender in the bid to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom is under fire for his comments on kids and the coronavirus.