Report Back: Election Results, What Comes Next for California
What we know so far:
Question 1: Should Governor Gavin Newsom be recalled?
The recall was unsuccessful because it did not receive more than 50 percent of the vote.
Question 2: If Gavin Newsom is removed, who should replace him as governor?
Larry A. Elder (R)
Kevin Paffrath (D)
Kevin L. Faulconer (D)
Brandon M. Ross (D)
John Cox (R)
Kevin Kiley (R)
Joel Ventresca (D)
Daniel Watts (D)
Holly L. Baade (D)
Armando Perez (D)
Caitlyn Jenner (R)
To date, 12,838,565 (58.4%) Californians casted a vote in the Gubernatorial Recall Election and 5,486,762 voters left the second question blank. All other candidates on question two received less than one percent of the vote. Last updated: October 20, 2021
What comes next:
Over 100 bills cleared the California State Legislature this session and are on the Governor’s desk waiting to be signed into law. With a stroke of the pen, this list of bills can become the law. Reach out to the Governor and let him know which of these bills you’d like to see enacted.
- AB701 (Gonzalez): Protects frontline warehouse workers by requiring employers to disclose quotas and work speed standards and prohibits employers from penalizing workers for time spent complying with health and safety laws. Update: Signed by Governor
- AB1177 (Chiu): Launches a study to determine the feasibility of creating a no-fee, no-penalty public banking system, BankCal, to provide unbanked and underbanked Californians access to financial services. Update: Signed by Governor
- SB2 (Bradford): Establishes a statewide decertification process for officers who commit serious misconduct and limits immunity. Update: Signed by Governor
- SB62 (Durazo): Requires apparel factories to pay garment workers by the hour, instead of by piece, and expands company liability for wage theft. Update: Signed by Governor.
- SB65 (Skinner): The California Momnibus Act improves maternal and infant outcomes, especially in families of color. Update: Signed by Governor.