California's Gov. Gavin Newsom beats recall effort backed by GOP

California Gov. Gavin Newsom soundly beat an effort led by Republicans to force him to step down through a recall effort, garnering a majority of the expected voters on Tuesday.

In August, there was concern polls were showing a narrowing between those voting for and against the recall due to Democrats not being enthusiastic about voting. But by spurring his base and bringing in some heavy hitters like President Joe Biden, he was able to turn the tide and soar to a victory.

Sean Previl takes a look at what led to the recall, the end result and what it could mean for Democrats in the 2022 midterms.

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