Yes and no. Initially it was because conservatives didn’t like him, so they were just trying everything to recall him. Finally they got a petition for something but this was before COVID. Once covid hit, it wasn’t really going anywhere. But 3 things happen.
1) Newsom installs some pretty strict corona rules, and then breaks them to go to some fancy party
2) they got an extension thanks to a judge saying COVID was hurting their signature collecting
3) parents are angry for schools not reopening
So yeah, they got real lucky is basically what happened. Though Newsom didn’t help himself either. But I don’t think it’ll work because COVID is dying down, so all he has to do is have a good vaccine roll out really
This post was edited by its author on .