What we know so far: 

Question 1: Should Governor Gavin Newsom be recalled? 

Yes

No

4,894,473

7,944,092

38.1%

61.9%

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)

Jacqueline McGowan

Joel Ventresca (D)

Daniel Watts (D)

Holly L. Baade (D)

Patrick Kilpatrick

Armando Perez (D)

Caitlyn Jenner (R)

3,563,867

706,778

590,346

392,029

305,095

255,490

214,242

186,345

167,355

92,218

86,617

85,061

75,215

48.5%

9.6%

8.0%

5.3%

4.1%

3.5%

2.9%

2.5%

2.3%

1.3%

1.2%

1.2%

1.0%

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

County Data: 
Coming soon.

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.