(CNN Spanish) — The current governor of California, Democrat Gavin Newsom, and Republican state senator Brian Dahle face each other in the race for state governor this 2022. Newsom maintains power. Here’s a look at the results of that election and the Congress.
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Democrat Gavin Newsom will win another term as governor of California, CNN projects, a year after facing a recall. Newsom defeated Republican state senator Brian Dahle.
The impeachment effort against Newsom gained momentum from the governor’s strict COVID-19 restrictions, especially when he himself was seen not following them. In California, Democrats outnumber Republicans by about two to one, giving Democratic candidates a major advantage in races statewide.
The last Republican governor of the Golden State was Arnold Schwarzenegger, who served from 2003 to 2011.
Former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom came to the governorship of California a few years later as lieutenant governor of the state. Among the items high on her agenda, she has promised to make California a safe haven for those seeking abortions, measures such as launching a statewide website aimed at connecting out-of-state women to health care services. To apply. Reproduction. In terms of immigration, they advanced protections for migrant workers and expanded access to higher education, health care and public benefits for this population group.
On the other side of the race was Brian Dahle, a state senator who, in addition to his political career, operates a family farm and seed business in Bieber, a rural area in Lassen County in northwestern California. Among his campaign proposals, the Republican told CalMatters, a non-profit organization, that his main goal as governor would be to “get violent criminals out of our streets.”
You can read the full profiles of Gavin Newsom and Brian Dahle here.
Congress election results
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has won re-election, CNN projects, defeating her Republican rival in the midterm race. A prominent figure in Democratic politics, Pelosi won the race for California’s 11th Congressional District against Republican challenger John Dennis.
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has won re-election, CNN projects. McCarthy defeated Democrat Marissa Wood in the race for the 20th Congressional District of California.
Democratic Senator Alex Padilla will win the California election, CNN projects, defeating Republican Attorney Mark Meuser.
In California, in addition to the House, there are two races for the United States Senate (one full-time and one part-time) and are consulted to determine whether the population is in favor of or against issues such as reproductive rights (abortion). Is. In-person or online sports betting, increased additional funding for arts education, funding to fight air pollution, referendums on the retail sale of certain tobacco products, etc.