September 27, 2021

California recall: Positive results on handling of COVID, strong Democratic turnout helped Gov. Newsom, ABC News exit poll shows

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — ABC News exit poll results are revealing the highest considerations for voters within the California recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Governor Newsom acquired optimistic results on his handling of the pandemic and an enormous turnout benefit amongst Democrats.

The polling information shows 31% of voters referred to as the pandemic the state’s high problem and 80% of these voters supported retaining Newsom in workplace.

Democrats outnumbered Republicans in exit poll information by 17 share factors, 43-26% (with the remainder independents and others).

Underscoring the GOP’s challenges in California, 62% rated the Republican Celebration unfavorably, in contrast with a tepid however nonetheless optimistic 51% favorable ranking for the Democratic Celebration.

Simply 3 in 10 mentioned Newsom’s pandemic management measures are too strict, countering a key argument within the recall drive in opposition to him. 70% help the state’s pupil masks mandate and 63% sided with the governor in seeing vaccination as extra of a public well being accountability than a private alternative.

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However some results had been much less incumbent-friendly; 6 in 10 voters referred to as the fee of dwelling of their space, “unmanageable.” These polled had been divided evenly in ranking the state’s economic system positively or negatively 50-47%.

General, 55% accredited of the best way Newsom is handling his job.

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ABC News has contributed to this report.