[Epoch Times September 15, 2021](Epoch Times reporter Yang Jie reported in San Diego, USA) According to DecisionDeskHQ real-time statistics, at 8 am on September 15th, California’s election to remove the governor was incomplete, and 63.9% of the votes chose ” No removal”; 39.1% chose “Recall”. The current Governor Gavin Newsom will survive the recall crisis and will renew his term until the expiry date of January 2, 2023.
According to DecisionDeskHQ statistics, as of 8 am on September 15, California counties have counted nearly 9.14 million votes. Regarding the first question on the ballot, whether to remove the governor? 5.84 million ballots chose “no” and 3.3 million ballots chose “yes”. The ratio of “no” and “yes” is 63.9% to 39.1%. According to DecisionDeskHQ estimates, approximately 66% of the votes have been counted.
The second question on the ballots for the removal election is, if the governor is removed, who should become the governor? Among the 46 candidates included in the ballot, Republican candidate Larry Elder got the most votes. According to the real-time statistics of DecisionDeskHQ, as of 8 o’clock in the morning on September 15, Elder had more than 2.37 million votes, accounting for 45.2% of all votes for this option, and was far ahead of the candidates. The second is Democratic candidate Kevin Paffrath, accounting for 9.5%; the third is Republican candidate and former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, accounting for 8.3%.
Newsom delivered a victory speech on the evening of September 14. He said: “We support the things that Californians cherish-economic justice, social justice, racial justice, environmental justice, this is our value, all of these It’s all on the ballot tonight.”
Larry Elder also gave a speech after 10 o’clock on the night of September 14 and admitted that he had lost the election. Elder said: “We may lose this battle, but we will win this war,” hinting that this campaign may not be his last.
The latest results of the San Diego County Voter Registration Office at 8 am on September 15 show that nearly 880,000 votes have been counted, of which more than 510,000 votes have chosen “no” for removal, accounting for 58.6%; more than 360,000 votes have chosen “yes” “Recall, accounting for 41.4%. Compared with the overall California data, a slightly larger percentage of San Diego County voters chose to oust Newsom.
Among the votes of San Diego County, more than 250,000 votes chose Larry Elder as governor, accounting for 45.1%; in second place was Kevin Faulconer, accounting for 15.8%; in third place was Kevin Paffrath, accounting for 10.9 %.
The San Diego County Voter Registration Office estimates that there are still about 310,000 ballots yet to be counted.
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