More than 20% were undecided. However, Californian candidates such as Harris and Newsom were found to do almost as well. In a matchup between Biden and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Biden would have an even larger 41% to 37% lead, although with a larger 22% undecided group. Ron DeSantis. Piedmont saw its official homeless count spike. "He's running for president," Newsom said. Yet these provisions tend to be popular and were commonplace around the country before the pandemic. Interestingly enough, both states are neck-in-neck when it comes to their respective economies; California ranks at 10 and Florida at eight. Newsom would do well in 2024 presidential race if he ran, a poll shows. Ron Desantis, Newsom came out ahead by 39% to 36%. Its part of the one topic he tries to focus on: Anything but California., Newsom adviser Nathan Click countered that this is rich coming from Governor DeathSantis someone who thinks any 18-year-old should be able to buy an AR-15 and unlimited ammunition, no questions asked. "It shows Democratic strength against hypothetical Republican candidates, and that's a good sign for Democrats, but a lot has to happen between now and then.". His final act: a scorching S.F. To put it simply, Floridians love DeSantis far more than Californians love Newsom, who was the target of a recall attempt last year.
According to AAA, the average cost of a gallon of gas on July 6 was $4.51 in Florida and $6.21 in California. Heres who will investigate San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins on Thursday announced the promotions of three veteran prosecutors as at least six employees announced their departures. ", DeSantis has also thrown his share of haymakers at Newsom, accusing Newsom of allowing a "coercive biomedical apparatus" influence the Golden State's onerous lockdown orders and COVID-19 restrictions. Dave Seminara is a former diplomat and the author of Mad Travelers: A Tale of Wanderlust, Greed & the Quest to Reach the Ends of the Earth and Footsteps of Federer: A Fans Pilgrimage Across 7 Swiss Cantons in 10 Acts. Gavin Newsom. Newsom is no friend of free speech, either: in February, he announced that he was assembling a team to combat Covid misinformation online, opening the door for state-sanctioned Internet censorship. He will paint Newsom as a woke culture warrior whose actions during the pandemic hurt the California economy and frustrated parents while schools remained closed longer than they should have. Sign up for free Patch newsletters and alerts. Virtual learning represented a massive infringement on both the freedom of parents and the academic development of children, but Newsom was too afraid of teachers unions to insist on in-person learning during the pandemic. Last month, Newsom sailed to an easy victory in winning the governorship after last year's recall election that threatened to unseat him. 'True Lassie': Dog Leads Rescuers To CA Hiker Hurt In 70-Foot Fall, Clear Backpacks As School Safety Measure Wont Stop Shootings: Experts, J.J. 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A recent poll indicated that 67 percent of parents and 61 percent of overall respondents support the legislation. DeSantis also fought to keep Florida schools open. But seriously, finding a historic first combined with a strong healing character and pretty good resume would be a good choice. Newsoms ad may be part of a gambit to reverse this dynamic, but it wont succeed. ", And as the visuals turn to picturesque vistas of California beaches and vineyards, the governor declares, "I urge all of you living in Florida to join the fight -- or join us in California, where we still believe in freedom: Freedom of speech, freedom to choose, freedom from hate, and the freedom to love." In total, both Biden and Trump seem to be the most strongly favored of the major candidates who have currently expressed interest or are rumored for a run, with results similar to the 2020 election. Midterms havent even happened yet. In February, University of California, Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies conducted a poll showing that just 48 percent of registered voters approved of Newsom's performance, while 47 percent disapproved. Trump told New York magazine last week that hes going to run, hes just deciding whether to announce before or after the November midterms. Changes in population are another metric that does not favor California. If residents in the state are concerned that they wont be able to vote, the liberal media here hasnt found them yet. 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Evil) Schwabs World Economic Forum/Globalist New World Order is Governor of California, let alone the head of a nation, as is Justin Trudeau we can see the draconian policies that Trudeau is pursuing in Canada does the United States want that same type of medical tyranny and corporate fascism here in the USA??? But Floridas new abortion law allows the procedure up until 15 weeksa more permissive standard than can be found in many European countries, including Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, and Norway. Ron DeSantis and his policies, while drawing a contrast with California. The 2024 shadow campaign heats up: Gov. subzero interest in running for president and re-upped that claim in D.C. last week. Freedom of speech. When I moved my family from Oregon in 2019, the obvious destination would have been south, to California, but we relocated to Florida and havent regretted it. The 30-second spot aired on Fox News starting Monday, July 4. With California Gov. Last year's recall election solidified Newsom's position going into 2022, with the race confirming that the Golden State is as blue as ever. Kristi Noem if South Dakota would force a 10-year-old to have a baby, Gavin Newsom goes on the air against Ron DeSantis as political rivalry grows. In a matchup against Newsom, the Golden State governor was ahead 39 percent to 36 percent. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Free people making their own decisions are better off than a locked down citizenry dictated by elitists, he wrote. And, according to the Wall Street Journal, residential electricity costs 66 percent more in California than in the rest of the U.S. Newsoms attacks on DeSantiss record also repeat distortions, as in his reference to book banning. Florida did reject a number of math textbooks in an annual reviewsome for ideological reasons, others for failing to satisfy state criteria. ", Newsom's ad comes a week after he excoriated DeSantis during an interview with CNN. On crime, Florida is exacerbating the problem with its loose gun laws, which the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence graded a C- compared with Californias A. Floridas gun death rate (13.7 people per 100,000) is far higher than Californias (8.5 per 100,000). Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio's daily program "The Dean Obeidallah Show" and a columnist for The Daily Beast. These results are in line with another poll conducted by University of North Florida which showed DeSantis' approval rating at 55 percent. Americans seem to get all of this. Even worse, 54 percent of respondents felt that the Golden State is headed in the wrong direction. "I urge all of you living in Florida to join the fight or join us in California where we still believe in freedom: Freedom of speech, freedom to choose, freedom from hate and the freedom to love. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. None of his recall opponents are in the race, and his primary Republican challenger looks to be Brian Dahle, a Northern California state senator. However, a massive number of undecided voters in the Newsom-DeSantis matchup leave space for further movement in the polls as voters nationwide get to know the two governors.
But Newsom has drawn a sharp contrast between himself and the Florida governor. Gov. The law also includes exceptions for women whose health is threatened by the pregnancy or in the case of a fatal fetal abnormality. It establishes penalties for doctors who perform illegal abortions but does not punish women who receive them. Brooke Jenkins, the citys interim district attorney, is acting like a normal prosecutor, in contrast with the ousted Chesa Boudin. A Harris/Trump matchup resulted in a 41%-41% tie, with 18% being undecided. A Newsom/DeSantis showdown, heavily touted in recent months thanks to incidents like the sparring over Disney jobs and the July 4th ad, has Newsom up 39% to 36%, albeit with 25% undecided. In April, DeSantis banned 54 math textbooks because they allegedly contained what DeSantis said were woke references to verboten topics like critical race theory.. Alternatively, Harris beat DeSantis by four percentage points in the survey. The Sunshine State is ranked third in the country, while California is ranked at 20. Ive tried to say No, no way, in every possible way that I can, he told L.A.s Fox 11 while standing outside the White House. "And he looks at the Democratic bench and he doesn't see anyone sitting there, so he says, 'I am going to sit there.'". What happens to its $50 After making racist statement, S.F. Don't let them take your freedom. The recent Yahoo News/YouGov survey looked at hypothetical matchups between Newsom and potential Republican candidates for president in 2024. A paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, ranking states on a Covid Report Card, had Florida sixth-best in overall performance, while California finished at 47. Because theyre both warming up in the bullpen for a 2024 presidential run just in case Joe Biden and Donald Trump fade or bow out. That same Siena College survey found that more than half (51%) of GOP voters want someone other than Trump on the ballot in 2024, with DeSantis (24%) being the leading choice. General Manager & Advertising: Kevin Sanders, major recall effort and election to the American people, 56% of Americans disapprove of him right now, worse than where Trump was at the same time in his presidency, Gov. Ron DeSantis on the Republican side. Gov. It was another chorus of the Newsom versus Florida medley thats regularly heard in California, repackaged for the D.C. media and national influencers who are window-shopping for a Biden replacement. Many Republicans are falling out of love with Trump, too. It's not obvious to me that he would make a strong candidate and I also think it depends on what Joe Biden is doing.". Required fields are marked *. Newsom and Harris both have many problems if they are looking at a 2024 run, explained Laura Chaffee, an elections analyst in Washington, DC, to the Globe on Friday. Prior to the Globe, he reported for the Pasadena Independent, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and was head of the Personal Experiences section at Cracked. This is not just about him, but he is the poster child of it We're as different as daylight and darkness. 56% of Americans disapprove of him right now. The rankings are based on a variety of factors such as education, healthcare, crime, economy, and others. Just like Biden has failed to be a healer in 2020, Trump would likely not be that person in 2024., Personally, the GOP needs to think outside the box and look for a person of color or woman to lead the charge. Join half a million readers enjoying Newsweek's free newsletters, , host of "A Fresh Perspective" podcast; contributor for RedState and Liberty Nation. And with Newsom, people would want Biden back even more, with Biden coming in at 37%, Newsom at 18%, and those not sure at 40%. Photos by Aric Crabb/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images (left) / Joe Raedle/Getty Images (right). The Sunshine State's Chamber of Commerce found that 50 percent of Florida residents believe the state is headed in the right direction, while 41 percent disagreed. Newsom's numbers were stronger against Trump than if Vice President Kamala Harris ran against him. He regularly appears on Bay Area radio and TV talking politics and is available to entertain at bar mitzvahs and First Communions. Gavin Newsom spent a high-profile chunk of his presidential exploratory campaign, er, trip to Washington, D.C., last week railing on his archrival, Republican Florida Gov. But even more recently, the Census Bureau found that the state "had a net loss of more than a quarter-million residents between July 1, 2020, and July 1, 2021." 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A writers misadventures with a cancel-minded mob on Goodreads, Evaluating the attacks on Florida governor Ron DeSantis. Cant wear a rainbow lanyard, cant put (up) a picture of your spouse of the same sex because that could just invite controversy, Newsom said during his speech. Eric did his undergrad at Pomona College, where he majored in politics and minored in economics.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A new poll on the race for the 2024 presidential shows California Gov. Appealing to parents can be powerful, as Republican Glenn Youngkins victory in the Virginia governors race last year showed. DeathSantis idea of freedom is tens of thousands of Floridians dying because of the policies he put in place during the pandemic and forcing victims of rape to bear the child of their attacker.. DeSantis could point to San Francisco residents agreeing with him to some extent when it comes to crime and drugs, at least those who voted to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin last month. The ad takes shots at Florida Gov. DeathSantis, Theres more they can do than nothing: Democratic voters want to see their leaders fight, Dianne Feinstein clarifies her filibuster position: Shed lift it for abortion rights, Read more about how The Chronicle covers politics and what we do to ensure fairness in our reporting. California imposes a crushing tax burden, with residents making between $61,215 and $312,686 paying a top marginal tax rate of 9.3 percent and residents making more than $625,370 paying a top marginal rate of 12.3 percent. French Laundry versus Gov. Making it harder to vote, restricting speech in classrooms, even criminalizing women and doctors, Newsom said. Freedom to choose. CALIFORNIA California Gov. ", We saw the extent of this extremism when Roe v. Wade was overturned last week by the conservative majority on the Supreme Court, emboldening, One of the most barbaric examples of this extreme new reality came to light on Friday, when it was, The child -- who had missed Ohio's cut-off by just three days -- was compelled to travel to a neighboring state to have the abortion, according to the, In response to this news story, Newsom -- once again taking the fight to the GOP --, The most common complaint I've heard from left-leaning listeners to my SiriusXM show over the past year is that Democratic elected officials are not fighters. A return to normalcy is what the American people want, and a candidate needs to come forward conveying that., Plus, you have to admit. Newsoms attacks on Florida overlook this realityand obscure basic facts. Some speculate that Newsom might be eying a run himself in 2024 if President Biden doesn't seek re-election, just as DeSantis is believed to be planning a White House bid. For his part, Newsom is playing coy about higher office ambitions. Joe Garofoli is The San Francisco Chronicles senior political writer. And two of them just locked horns: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and California Gov. And if Newsom wants to run for national office on his California record, Republicans should say: go for it. The hells going on in this country? Newsom has said he has "sub-zero interest" in running for president in 2024, and yet, he's been running ads in Florida and on Fox News.