Despite the resounding failure of the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday, frontrunner replacement candidate Larry Elder told supporters in Costa Mesa that his campaign had such force that it was changing how the state is run.
“We may have lost the battle but we are winning the war,” the conservative radio host told hundreds of backers in the Hilton Orange County ballroom. “We are forcing them now to do a better job. … They are now listening in ways they never have before.”
Supporters remained upbeat and cheered him repeatedly, and some said they’re hoping the 69-year-old will run against Newsom next year. Elder was coy on the issue.
“Stay tuned,” he said toward the end of his 35-minute improvised speech.
He offered an extensive litany of complaints with the state, including housing costs, public schools, wildfires, inadequate water and electric infrastructure, …read more
Source:: Los Angeles Daily News