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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Defeats Recall Vote, Setting Course For Remaining Tenure

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to union workers and volunteers on election day at the IBEW Local 6 union hall on September 14, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to union workers and volunteers on election day at the IBEW Local 6 union hall on September 14, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an effort to recall him Tuesday night.

Even though his public approval ratings had slipped, far-right candidate Larry Elder gave him the foil he needed to secure Democratic votes.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with KQED’s Scott Shafer.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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