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Supermajority <Speech_Male> <SpeakerChange> <Silence> <Speech_Female> <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> <Music> <Speech_Male> <SpeakerChange> in both the <Silence> assembly and the senate. <Speech_Male> I guess the <Speech_Male> argument <Speech_Female> among folks <SpeakerChange> who are against <Speech_Female> newsom. But maybe <Speech_Female> a little wary <Speech_Female> of larry elder <Speech_Female> could <Speech_Female> be. <Speech_Female> How much harm could <Speech_Female> he do. It's just <Speech_Female> it's just a <SpeakerChange> year. <Silence> What would you say to <Speech_Male> that <Speech_Male> while i would say. We've <Speech_Male> seen over the past <Speech_Male> year. The <Speech_Male> amount that <Speech_Male> a governor can do just <Speech_Male> with executive <Speech_Male> power. I mean through <Speech_Male> large stretches <Speech_Male> of the pandemic. <Speech_Male> The legislature <Speech_Male> was literally not <Speech_Male> in session and <Speech_Male> newsome was kind of <Speech_Male> running the state's <Speech_Male> pandemic response <Speech_Male> solo <Speech_Male> and the governor <Speech_Male> of california does <Speech_Male> have an incredible <Speech_Male> sway. Not <Speech_Male> only in you <Speech_Male> know the regular <Speech_Male> state budget process <Speech_Male> but also in the <Speech_Male> appointees and the <Speech_Male> agencies and <Speech_Male> you know from the public <Speech_Male> health director to the <Speech_Male> board of education <Speech_Male> to folks who make <Speech_Male> decisions on <Speech_Male> criminal justice <Speech_Male> and water and <Speech_Male> then there's the <Speech_Male> big wild card <Silence> which is <Speech_Male> the senate <Speech_Male> seat currently <Speech_Male> held by senator <Speech_Male> dianne feinstein. <Speech_Male> Who <Speech_Male> if she you know <Speech_Male> for one reason <Speech_Male> or another cannot hold <Speech_Male> that seat. The <Speech_Male> governor of california would <Speech_Male> pick the replacement. <Speech_Male> And i think that's <Speech_Male> kind of the last break <Speech_Male> last argument. You hear <Speech_Male> from democrats. Which <Speech_Male> is you know. <Speech_Male> Larry elder <Speech_Male> would be picking the <Speech_Male> states next. Us senator <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> if he's the governor. <Music> <Advertisement> <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> So <Speech_Male> what's your strategy. <Speech_Female> For the next month <Speech_Female> you got forty. <Speech_Female> Six candidates. <Speech_Female> Forty-seven <Speech_Female> if you count the governor <Speech_Female> himself. <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> You've got <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> crazy <Speech_Female> ballot. <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> <Speech_Female> How do you even <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> begin <SpeakerChange> to <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> cover it. <Speech_Music_Male> you know. <Speech_Music_Male> i think. I've put <Speech_Music_Male> for the next month really. <Speech_Music_Male> The top <Speech_Male> thing is getting information <Speech_Male> now about <Speech_Male> how to vote. <Speech_Male> I think that is <Speech_Male> absolutely paramount. <Speech_Male> <hes> <Speech_Male> it's important <Speech_Male> for us in a normal election <Speech_Male> year but <Speech_Male> certainly in a year like this <Speech_Male> when there is so <Speech_Male> much confusion <Speech_Male> about how <Speech_Male> this ballot works. <Speech_Male> I mean you know we <Speech_Male> were getting <Speech_Male> calls from people <Speech_Male> saying they wrote in <Speech_Male> gavin newsom as <Speech_Male> the second choice or they're <Speech_Male> doing all types <Speech_Male> of things with their ballot that <Speech_Male> is not actually <Speech_Male> per the rules <Speech_Male> so i think the real <Speech_Male> my real focus <Speech_Male> at least for the next month. <Speech_Male> We'll just be trying <Speech_Male> to get out information <Speech_Male> about <Speech_Male> how to navigate. <Speech_Music_Male> This recall <Speech_Male> process which might <Speech_Male> seem simple. It's two <Speech_Male> questions but <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> it's a really novel <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> ballot for a <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> lot of california voters <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> and <SpeakerChange> a really <Speech_Music_Male> unique election <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Music_Male> guy marzorati. <Speech_Music_Male> Thank you so much for joining <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> me. My pleasure <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> guy. 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