Gavin can raise unlimited money in a recall. Candidates to replace him can’t

Posted on March 22, 2021 6:36 am

Gavin can raise unlimited money in a recall. Candidates to replace him can’t

Sacramento Bee

Last week, Team Newsom officially launched their offense campaign, “Stop The Republican Recall.” Within the first 48 hours, the campaign raked in more than $538,000 from online donors.

Most of the donations were $100 or less and 95% came from inside California. Even though out-of-state donors made up 5% of donations, money to help Newsom fight the recall came from all 50 states, the campaign reported.

Unlike a normal governor’s race, in a recall, there are no contribution limits for the incumbent. Because the recall election is technically treated as a ballot measure, donors who want to support Newsom are not subject to the normal $32,400 individual donation limit.

It could mean an incredible cash advantage for Team Newsom in the coming months.

“Assuming this thing qualifies, Gov. Newsom will have a huge cash advantage to fight the recall because there are no contribution limits for the recall question,” said Marty Wilson, who oversaw finances on Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger’s campaign to replace Democratic Gov. Gray Davis.

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Chuckiechan
Chuckiechan
27 days ago

All he has to do is pick up the phone and dial 1-800-GHETTYS, and a dump truck full of cash arrives.

pie
pie
28 days ago

money is no object the way they give it away. we need to teach them a lesson. write in donald trump on governor recall. pass the word. I need to see some more heads explode. make california great again. dont forget they stole the presidential election and who knows what else.

Ryan
Ryan
28 days ago

It’s not the money that matters.
It’s the cheating.

John Schilling
John Schilling
28 days ago

Everyone wants Newsom gone. The reasons differ, but the objective is the same. Go cry in your Getty beer and stick your head up Aunt Nancy’s dress, Hair-gel.

Chuckiechan
Chuckiechan
27 days ago
Reply to  John Schilling

It depends on the teacher’s unions and who the ballot harvesters work for. You and your sweaty little ballot don’t count!

John Schilling
John Schilling
28 days ago

Democrats want Newsom destroyed so he is no threat to Heels Up (call me “BJ”) Harris, the portable Willy vacuum.

Fred Stevens
Fred Stevens
28 days ago

Our elections are rigged.

Fred Stevens
Fred Stevens
28 days ago

Newsomis a mass murderer.

dean
dean
28 days ago

The prick can raise money. So what? He’s going to lose no matter how much money he raises. An election, or recall, is not about how much money you can raise, which is why we have such F’d up leadership in the first place. It’s not about who is qualified to run an agency or a state. In California at least it’s all about who owes a favor.

Larry
Larry
28 days ago
Reply to  dean

Newsome can lose and still win. Not like we didn’t just see that with President Trump. It isn’t who votes, it is who counts the votes.

PRK subject who wants to remain anon
PRK subject who wants to remain anon
28 days ago

So, emperor hair gel can pimp out more favors to big money donors? I thought the lefties wanted to get ‘big money’ out of politics? Or does that just apply to the other guys?

showandtell
showandtell
28 days ago

If the weak, ineffective, and ridiculous Yoga Pants Garcetti, BFF of Gavin, is criticizing and bailing on Gruesome, it means Yoga Pants thinks the Gov is toast. So I don’t think money is going to help him. But we’ll see……

Mrs. Pierre Delecto
28 days ago
Reply to  showandtell

The Democrats have even thrown Newsom under the bus.

showandtell
showandtell
28 days ago

EXACTLY

John Steele
John Steele
28 days ago

Money ain’t going to cover up his sheer incompetence or criminal conduct as a Chi Com Collabortor.. We KNOW what he has done and the asinine French Laundry $12,000 dinner while the entire restaurant industry is locked down and dying from his EO’s are well known.. Boot’em
AN NO RINO’s running either.