New California recall poll shows voters supporting Newsom
With less than two weeks before the California recall election, a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) shows 58% of voters want to keep Gov. Gavin Newsom as the state's leader.
This is the most favorable poll for Newsom in a while, as recent polls have shown a much closer battle.
Of those voting yes on the recall, 26% are in favor of Larry Elder over other Republican candidates.
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The survey also revealed that many voters aren't sure how to answer question 2 about who should replace Newsom. About half of likely voters (49%) say they either have not decided or would not vote for any of the replacement candidates on the recall ballot.
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Unsurprisingly, the survey shows the recall election sentiment is falling closely along party lines as 90% voting no on the recall are Democrat and 82% voting yes are Republican.
Newsom is at a campaign event in San Francisco Friday encouraging voters to send in their ballots right now.
Meanwhile, Elder, talk radio personality, will hold a news conference to address what his campaign calls "a California crime wave." Yesterday, Elder said ads put out by the Newsom campaign portraying him as anti-vaccine aren't true.
Elder has said if he becomes governor he will repeal vaccine and mask mandates.
The recall election is being held September 14th.
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