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Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

Original post made on Sep 14, 2021

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping up their efforts. Republican Larry Elder's rise only fueled those fears.

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Posted by KG
a resident of California Reflections
on Sep 14, 2021 at 5:46 pm

KG is a registered user.

Republicans are already claiming fraud. This is from a website paid for by Elder’s campaign.

"statistical analyses used to detect fraud in elections held in 3rd-world nations (such as Russia, Venezuela, and Iran) have detected fraud in California resulting in Governor Gavin Newsom being reinstated as governor."

First they wasted over $200 million of tax payer money setting up a recall one year before elections. Now they are saying the election is fraudulent.


Posted by Mike Davis
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on Sep 14, 2021 at 7:20 pm

Mike Davis is a registered user.

Of course they're claiming fraud. Their policies and leadership are wildly unpopular, so they've lost all chance of winning elections in progressive states and are quickly losing ground in strongholds like Texas. They have to resort to voter suppression and claims of fraud if they want to continue their minoritarian rule.

Be warned, their faux news brainwashed minions will be along shorty to scream about hunter biden, fake pandemics, and how California is a failed state. Fake controversy and vitriol are all they have left.


Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Sep 14, 2021 at 10:34 pm

Michael Austin is a registered user.

Cal Matters is produced by Cal Matters journalism network, a collaboration between Cal Matters and student journalists across the state.
They claim to be non partisan.
I have received email from Cal Matters journalist asking for comment.


Posted by John
a resident of Birdland
on Sep 15, 2021 at 7:58 am

John is a registered user.

Congratulations KG and MD. The California voters have given you what you deserve. Long live the king.


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