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Networks Project Newsom Prevails in Recall: California Update

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California Voters Reject Recall Effort for Newsom

California Governor Gavin Newsom beat back a recall effort and will remain in his job, according to CNN and NBC projections from Tuesday’s special election.

Voters faced two questions: Should the first-term Democrat be removed, and if so, who should replace him? A simple majority of yes votes on the first question is required for his ouster, and if that occurs, the candidate with the most votes on the second wins.