A majority of Californians have voted no – which means towards eradicating Newsom from workplace – within the recall election for the embattled first-term Democratic governor. Placing an finish to conservative discuss radio host Larry Elder’s hopes at overtaking his seat.
Newsom, who was overwhelmingly elected governor in 2018 within the closely blue state, was dealing with a recall drive sparked final 12 months primarily over accusations that he mishandled his state’s response to the coronavirus, the worst pandemic to strike the globe in a century.
He was closely favored within the recall election by Hollywood celebrities, a lot of whom took to social media as outcomes of the election have been pouring in.
“Thanks in your management within the Golden State, Governor @GavinNewsom! TODAY each cheap Californian will keep away from electing a spectacularly unqualified radio talk-show host & tRump-wannabe by overwhelmingly rejecting the Republican Recall,” wrote “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill.
“Overheard: The vote was so lopsided, it is mainly Elder abuse,” wrote “Star Trek” star George Takei, mocking Elder.
“Oh, and now can we simply put this “recall” notion to mattress without end?” added Elijah Wooden.
“.@GavinNewsomremains our Governor! Any “votes” for @larryelder weren’t even counted. There was no want,” wrote “Group” actress Yvette Nicole Brown.
“Hey @larryelder I dare your a– to say this loss by 30%+ was rigged. Simply go for it, Homeslice. Trip that practice ALL the best way into Crazytown and whatnot,” added George Wallace.
“Congratulations to Governor @GavinNewsom and First Accomplice Newsom. Glad that is behind California. Now let’s transfer ahead collectively,” wrote Maria Shriver.
“I’m loving what I’m listening to to date. If issues proceed like this, large win for Newsom. And massive kick within the a– to Trumpism,” wrote Rob Reiner.
“Pricey Newsom: this doesn’t imply we such as you it means we like our youngsters,” wrote a nonetheless unhappy Devon Sawa.
“CONGRATULATIONS GOV. GAVIN NEWSOM and your landslide victory! You crushed it. One other big loss for Trump and Republicans. The American folks don’t want these hateful idiots in control of something. Gavin – maintain transferring California ahead! Your state is the progressive chief!” wrote filmmaker Michael Moore.
“Congrats to Governor Gavin Newsom and First Accomplice Jennifer Siebel Newsom on their HUGE election win. THIS is the “radical change” we’d like: conserving unqualified Trump clones out of workplace, regardless of who helps them,” added actress and activist Alyssa Milano.
Questlove, in the meantime, commented on the immense tax expense that the recall election price.
“but additionally WTF with all of the tax cash wasted on this farce of a recall. this gonna maintain occurring and occurring?” he wrote.