Conspiracy theorists are still making baseless accusations of fraud in California even after Republican challenger Larry Elder conceded defeat.
"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star Caitlyn Jenner barely broke the top 20 candidates hopinh to replace California Governor Newsom.
The Republican has conceded defeat in his campaign to oust Governor Gavin Newsom in Tuesday's recall election.
Larry Elder previously claimed there had been instances of voter fraud before polls closed in the recall election.
The state's vaccine requirements will remain in place after Republican candidates failed to replace Gavin Newsom.
"I said this many, many times on the campaign trail: we may have defeated Trump, but Trumpism is not dead in this country," California Governor Gavin Newsom said after defeating the recall.
Earlier cost estimates were revised over the summer after the state legislature approved a bill allowing the recall election date to be moved up.
Three of the candidates on California's gubernatorial recall ballot have previously shared QAnon terms on social media.
The Democratic governor has, for months, characterized the recall targeting his office as an effort driven by Trump supporters.
Gavin Newsom will complete his first term as governor now that he has defeated the recall, according to a CNN projection Tuesday night.
Newsom looked poised to survive the recall effort with a lead by 5,238,573 votes to 2,478,640 votes, a margin of over 35 percent, less than an hour after polls closed on Tuesday evening.
A California recall election poll worker who had been "previously counseled" to not wear pro-Trump clothing to voting centers was "released" after being photographed at work in clothing celebrating Trump.
Elder has refused to say whether he'll accept the results of the recall election if he loses.
"The Democrats trust the mail, they vote early. But I'm hearing from people saying 'I've been voting all my life, I've never seen lines like this," Larry Elder said.
About one-third of voters have said that COVID-19 remains the biggest issue in the state, according to a California exit poll conducted for CNN and other news networks by Edison Research.
"What that message sends to the United States people all across this country, the vote somehow doesn't matter, that the whole thing is rigged," the California Governor said.
According to the Associated Press, Ying Ma, a spokeswoman for Elder, said the campaign wants "every proper vote to be counted."
The longtime Los Angeles Dodgers catcher voiced his support for Larry Elder in Tuesday's recall election in a video shared on Elder's Twitter account.
California's GOP National Committeewoman Harmeet Dhillon said that while there could be an "innocent explanation" for the incident, "rumors spread like wildfires based on facts."
California Republican Party Chairwoman Jessica Millan Patterson called it "baffling and insulting" for Biden to appear at a campaign event Monday.
Larry Elder has made claims of election fraud despite the outcome of the California recall election still being unknown.
Russian authorities cracked down on potential opposition, enacting new laws that blocked some from running for office and even jailing others.
Counties must send their first batch of results to the California secretary of state no more than two hours after they begin counting votes when polls close.
Governor Gavin Newsom appears on track to defeat the recall election on Tuesday and remain in office.
The president described Republican California gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder as a 'Trump clone.'
Larry Elder has hinted at a 2022 run, but his campaign told Newsweek he is focused for now on winning California's recall election.
Elder has previously championed former President Donald Trump's unfounded claims the 2020 presidential election was stolen.
Protesters held signs opposing COVID-19 vaccine mandates and supporting former President Donald Trump.
Governor Gray Davis acknowledged Elder has a following but called him a one on the Richter scale, whereas Schwarzenegger was a 10.
Democratic leaders including President Joe Biden continue offering their support for Gov. Gavin Newsom as polls remain in his favor.