President Joe Biden reportedly plans to travel to the Golden State to stump for Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom the day before voters will choose whether to oust him from office.
The Los Angeles Times reported, “President Biden will fly to California Monday and urge voters to reject the GOP-backed effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom as part of a three-state western swing, a White House official confirmed.” According to the outlet, “Biden and Newsom will appear together at a rally on Monday in Long Beach, a final effort to ensure that Democratic voters cast ballots – and vote no – in Tuesday’s special election.”
The recall election ballot asks California voters two questions. First, voters will decide whether Newsom should be recalled. Then, the second question asks who should replace Newsom if he is recalled. If more than 50% choose to recall Newsom on question one, then the top vote-getter on the second question would become the new governor.
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