Kansas City, Missouri 2021-09-15 02:50:47 –
California Governor Gavin Newsom successfully evaded the Republican recall attempt.
He did so by changing the contest stakes from a referendum on his own performance to a partisan battle over trumpism and coronavirus.
However, Tuesday’s recall provided its own lesson. It showed that the groundless allegations of Republican fraudulent elections would not soon disappear.
Republicans claimed the election was “illegal,” even while ballots were still being cast.
But in states where registered Democrats outnumbered registered Republicans by almost 2-1 and the GOP hasn’t won state-wide elections since 2006, recalls have always been a long shot.
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