“After 2018, it clicked in my mind that they have been dishonest us right here in California for years,” mentioned Leah Kabaker, 62, who supported the recall. In that race, Newsom had gained the endorsement of most elected Democrats and labor unions, and simply dispatched former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in an all-party main. “Newsom is a White elitist from San Francisco. Villaraigosa was the mayor of Los Angeles. Now, I did not like him. However in a state that is 40 % Hispanic, you are telling me that Villaraigosa received buried by Gavin Newsom?”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/09/07/trailer-democrats-are-feeling-better-about-california-recall-republicans-are-feeling-cheated/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_politics | The Trailer: Democrats are feeling higher about California’s recall. Republicans are feeling cheated.