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California recall: The 2022 campaign starts now

Original post made on Sep 17, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom's robust defeat of the recall gives him a head start in the 2022 gubernatorial election.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 16, 2021, 11:39 AM

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 17, 2021 at 8:10 pm

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A week is a long time in Politics. In recent years this is more true than ever. Who knows what the issue is going to be by the time of the next Election. You can be assured that Newsom will get the media to make it about what he wants to make it. The real issues of course will not be mentioned by MSM.


Posted by What Will They Do Next
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Sep 22, 2021 at 10:35 am

What Will They Do Next is a registered user.

California voters need not forget that the day after Newsom survived the recall, he put his signature on Props 9 and 10 which to a great extent will place demands and controls on cities to build low cost housing in residential neighborhoods. Government power grab. Gav wouldn't address the issue prior to the recall because voters don't want either of the two laws. Vote him out in 2024. Weiner needs to go in the upcoming election next year.


Posted by Stepheny
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 22, 2021 at 12:09 pm

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The 2022 Election is not just about voting out Newsom. It's also about voting out his enablers -- Assemblyman Marc Berman. Berman has NEVER voted as the majority of his constituents would wish. State Senator Josh Becker says that he is trying to amend SB 10 to give back some control to cities. Let's see. He needs to be watched carefully.

Let's not fill in the ballot just because the candidate is a Democrat. We need other alternatives. Republicans? Can you give us a reasonable, moderate, financially and socially responsible candidate like Senator Joe Machin???


Posted by What Will They Do Next
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Sep 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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@ Stepheny ... I agree. They should all go but why do Republicans need to be reasonable when the Democrats are the furthest from reasonable anyone could be. It's always our way or the highway with them, all while the state is going down the tubes because of their one party rule and disregard for the voters who put them in office. Maybe a shake up is what the state really needs and it isn't going to come from a democrat or RINO. A Manchin type politician doesn't exist in California.


Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Sep 24, 2021 at 12:51 pm

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Opinion writer in the news keep talking about the D's vs R's. Within the D party we have all extremes at work. We did not vote for Bernie Sanders, or Pochahantus. WE did not vote for AOC. The D party is a mixed bag of extreme attitudes which are in conflict with each other. Biden was suppose to be the middle of the road person. Now - how about totally ass-backward actions which are extreme. Newsom is just going along with the party line and making his own mistakes.
Create your own white board of what you think should be going on and what is really going on. Track your priorites and what is happening.


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