Gavin Newsom Defeats Recall Effort by Wide Margin

Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an effort to recall him from office on Tuesday, beating back a conservative challenge by a gaping margin.

The “no” campaign was winning 67% of the vote with two-thirds of the expected votes tallied, according to counts from CNN and the Los Angeles Times.

In a speech from Sacramento, Newsom said he was “humbled” and “grateful” for the outcome.

“‘No’ is not the only thing that was expressed tonight,” he said. “I want to focus on what we said yes to. We said yes to science. We said yes to vaccines. We said yes to ending this pandemic.”

Newsom also cited comments from former President

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