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# the recall

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California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election
The Democrat stays in office in the US’s most populous state, preserving his chances for a future run at federal politics.
Only a handful of the 46 names on the ballot had any level of public recognition and most failed to gain traction.
The victory cements Newsom as a prominent figure in national Democratic politics in the US.
Dozens of candidates try to unseat California governor in 'recall election' - here's how it works