September 14, 2021 astatine 9:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Gov. Gavin Newsom survived a spirited recall effort Tuesday evening, with voters overwhelmingly rejecting the ouster bid successful aboriginal returns and opting to support the incumbent successful office.
Early returns showed astir 70% of ballots rejecting the callback effort, prompting each large web to rapidly task the contention over, and immoderate of the starring Republican candidates rapidly conceding decision but vowing to support warring to assertion enactment successful the state.
“If you tally the numbers, the ‘yes votes’ retired of what is remaining would request specified a immense magnitude to drawback up it’s conscionable not possible,” said Anthony Salvanto, CBS News’ manager of Elections and Surveys.
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As of 9:29 p.m., astir 67.5% of voters said they did not privation a recall, portion 32.5% of voters said yes.
“All on coastal California, which folks cognize is much Democratic, determination are votes for no,” added Salvanto. “In Los Angeles County, the biggest region successful the state, determination is simply a bulk ballot for nary to the recall.”
Ballots were mailed to voters successful mid-August. Voters could either message their ballot oregon driblet it disconnected in-person to a unafraid ballot dropbox, to a voting location, oregon to their region elections bureau by 8 p.m. section clip connected September 14.