The No's have it - Gov. Gavin Newsom survives in California recall election
California Gov. Gavin Newsom will keep his job steering the nation's most populous state.
A majority of Californians have voted no - meaning against removing Newsom from office - in Tuesday's recall election of the embattled first-term Democratic governor.
Newsom, who was overwhelmingly elected governor in 2018 in the heavily blue state, was facing a recall drive sparked last year mainly over accusations that he mishandled his state’s response to the coronavirus, the worst pandemic to strike the globe in a century.
The governor, who cruised to major victory, said soon after the Associated Press projected...