[Ed. – Let the GOP scrum begin. If Grenell wants it, I suspect he’ll be the challenger. Caitlyn Jenner’s not getting a lot of love. What Republican voters really can’t stand is the prospect of another no-name “safe” (GOPe) candidate or an out-of-state carpetbagger with no California track record. The CAGOP has persisted in serving up one or the other for the governor and U.S. Senate elections for the last dozen years.]
The effort to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) reached 1.6 million valid signatures as of Monday, California Secretary of State Shirley Weber said on Monday evening. The bipartisan campaign to recall Newsom is set to be on the ballot this year, pending Weber’s final certification of the signatures. …
NEW: It’s official. With over 1.6 million verified signatures collected, the California Secretary of State announces the recall effort of Governor Newsom has qualified to go to go on the ballot later this year.
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) April 26, 2021
Newsom faces a recall effort and a host of GOP contenders to replace him, including former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, who deemed Newsom’s policies an “assault on affordability and livability” for families in California.
The recall for Newsom will now be on the ballot in California within the next 60 to 80 days, officials said.