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California governor Gavin Newsom facing recall, explained | Just the FAQs

Gavin Newsom could lose office in the state’s upcoming recall election. Here’s how his win or loss could affect the future of the Democratic party. RELATED: https://bit.ly/3DKBJGa

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has garnered national headlines for ordering California to phase out gas-powered cars and new fracking. But as he faces a shockingly tough recall challenge, some veteran state officials say his cautious approach on tackling big polluters and environmental justice issues could cost him sorely needed votes.

That could help trigger a political earthquake: a “yes” vote to oust the Democratic governor and an upset victory by a conservative who could upend California’s landmark environmental policies.

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