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Gavin Looking Good As Recall Fails Spectacularly

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The Recall Gavin Newsom election was such a blowout loss for the recall that the neworks all called the election a mere 37 minutes after the polls closed. They’re still counting votes, though, and according to the current numbers from the California Secretary of State, the recall failed by a staggering 64%-36% margin  — a nearly 30-point loss for the recall buffoons.

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But as the Los Angeles Times points out, that stupid stunt cost taxpayers $276 million, which could have provided a full-ride scholarship for 58,000 college students, or bought 100 million school lunches, or housed 12,000 homeless veterans.

If you care, nutjob AM radio talk show host Larry Elder “won” among the replacement candidates, with 46.9% of the replacement candidate votes. But that’s misleading, considering that nearly half of all voters left the second question blank and did not choose a replacement candidate. 

Caitlyn Jenner got 1.1% of the replacement vote.

Image: CA Secretary of State

As seen above, Elder was the leading replacement candidate in every single county except San Francisco. Here in SF, Youtube influencer Kevin Paffrath squeaked out what is currently a one-point lead, though that could change as more votes are counted.

And as Eater SF points out, the real winner was French Laundry, the fancy Napa restaurant that got millions of dollars in nationwide free publicity.

Frustratingly, we’re just going to do this all over again in just a few months. The California governor primary is on June 7, 2022, a little less than nine months from today.

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Joe Kukura is a two-bit marketing writer who excels at the homoerotic double-entendre. He is training to run a full marathon completely drunk and high, and his work has appeared in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal on days when their editors made particularly curious decisions.

1 Comment

  1. Cadence
    September 16, 2021 at 2:30 pm — Reply

    All those forced the state to have a recall election should be made to pay for wasting everybody’s time and tax money!
    Keep idiots afloat is expensive! So make them pay for their selfish ways!

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