Recall candidates commemorate 9/11 before returning to campaign on Saturday – CBS Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Days before the California recall election, gubernatorial candidates were circling, trying to garner extra last-minute votes.
“The elections are today, the elections are tomorrow, the elections are Monday,” Governor Gavin Newsom said.
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After attending events commemorating September 11, Newsom held a virtual chat from his bus with religious leaders.
“It’s either we reject this recall or in a few weeks Larry Elder will be the next governor of California,” Newsom said at the Zoom meeting.
However, a new poll by the Institute for Government Studies at the University of California at Berkeley and the Los Angeles Times found that voters likely oppose 60 percent of Governor Newsom’s dismissal, compared with 38 percent who do. wish.
Leading Republican candidate Larry Elder made several appearances on Saturday, including a 9/11 commemoration in Fullerton where the GOP hopeful helped read the names of those who lost their lives that day.
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The elder gives a hand to community leaders before his next stop, having lunch with disabled veterans in Lake Forest.
Despite voting in single digits, Caitlyn Jenner said she was not discouraged. Jenner was on the Dream Center year-long recovery program.
“I ended up on Skid Row for four years,” one person told Jenner, who expressed grief at what people struggling with homelessness had to endure and took the opportunity to say that the homeless problem is one of the most important in the state and one that the current leaders fail to solve the problem.
“Right now Gavin Newsom has a lot of money to throw away. The way he deals with problems is by throwing money at them, ”Jenner said.
Election day is Tuesday and mail-in ballots must be stamped no later than September 14.
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