California GOP nixes endorsement fight in Newsom recall
Last updated 8/12/2021 at 4:51pm
Michael R. Blood
The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Saturday, Aug. 7, not to endorse any candidate in the looming recall election that could remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, sidestepping a potentially nasty fight over a GOP favorite that threatened to divide Republicans and depress turnout in the nationally watched race.
The lopsided vote to skip an endorsement – supported by about 90% of delegates attending a virtual party meeting – reflected concerns that an internal feud among candidates and their supporters...