Newsom Claims More Floridians Moving to California Than Vice Versa
CLAIM: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) said more Floridians have moved to California in the past two years than vice versa.
VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. The raw numbers favor Florida. Newsom is relying on a “per capita” migration rate.
Newsom debated Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on the Fox News Channel in a much-anticipated matchup. Host Sean Hannity asked the governors to explain why there is net migration from “blue” Democratic states to “red” Republican states. Newsom then claimed that over the past two years, there has been net migration from...