9:09 p.m. Update: Governor Newsom has successfully defeated the recall attempt, CBS News and the Associated Press are reporting.
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Don’t call it a victory. That’s the message Governor Newsom gave to his supporters on Tuesday. If he ends up with a favorable outcome in the recall election, he’ll be calling it a defeat for his opponents.READ MORE: Closed Portion Of Highway 50 In El Dorado County To Reopen Tuesday
Where will he be leading up to the big announcement? The California governor who was elected by a landslide in 2019 won’t be holding a watch party.READ MORE: Man Stabbed To Death In Truckee
“I just saw on Twitter that he was in San Francisco appealing to some volunteers to keep those phones clanging…to get those people to get out to vote; where he’ll be tonight is a bit of a mystery,” said Democratic party strategist Steve Maviglio.MORE NEWS: Caldor Fire Containment Remains at 71%
Although Newsom hasn’t said where he’ll be leading up to the polls closing, he told CBS13 that he will be in Sacramento after 8 p.m. to appear in front of cameras.