Democrat Says He Will Run Against Newsom In Recall Election | New
It looks like the recall election to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom will take place and if it does, there will certainly be plenty of candidates looking to run against him.
And at least one Democrat with a number of unique proposals has said he plans to run against Newsom. He also has ties to Porterville.
Orange County’s Armando Perez-Serrato says he will run against Newsom. One of its main initiatives would be to stop collecting state income tax for those earning less than $ 100,000 a year. And it would require all employers to provide PPO health / vision / dental plans to all employees, including part-time employees. He also said he would increase the minimum wage to $ 15 an hour.
He said to help businesses cope with the additional cost of these requirements, he would offer a $ 5 tax deduction on each hour worked and a refundable tax credit of $ 5 per employee to help pay for health benefits. provided. He added that small businesses would keep 5% of the sales / tourism tax they charge on products and services.
He said he would end state-imposed COVID-19 restrictions on schools, businesses, cities and counties. He also said he would provide Californians with $ 3,000 stimulus checks.
He also said he would turn airports into mass vaccination sites and prioritize those receiving vaccines based on their U.S. citizenship and area of work. He added that he would provide mortgage / rent / lease assistance to California residents and small businesses. And he said he would implement a “full” trade embargo on products made in China and Hong Kong.
He also calls for “closing” the southern border with Mexico through a modernization in which every vehicle and every person would be screened when entering or leaving California. It would set up a toll of $ 40 per car and $ 20 per adult.
He would also tighten penalties for anyone who commits a crime during the pandemic, calling it an “improvement in the pandemic,” adding that the misdemeanors would be turned into a crime.
Regarding tourism and hospitality, he said he would charge a 20% tax on those from out of state and 30% on those coming from abroad, with companies withholding 5 % for each of those guests who stay here.
He also said he would make homeless settlements illegal and remove tents from places such as public sidewalks and parks.
On education, Perez-Serrato said he will expand pell grants as part of an effort to cut costs of going to college and implement a loan cancellation program. students.
Regarding the state’s water problems, he said he would build a freshwater pipeline that he would like to bring from Canada to southern California. He said it would help mitigate wildfires, fill state aquifers and reservoirs, and provide drinking water.
He also said he would create a “giant” sprinkler system across the state. He said he would “take a proactive approach against drought and fires”.
Perez-Serrato said he was once stranded in Porterville and residents here drove him to the bus station to help him get home to Orange, California. He added that one of the people who helped him was a teacher at a local elementary school. .
It looks like Newsom’s replacement supporters are on track to reach the 1.5 million verified signatures for the recall election to take place. There would be no primary election in a recall election.
The recall election would pose two questions. The first would be if we are in favor of the recall. If a majority of voters say yes, then the second question asking voters to vote for a candidate from a long list of candidates who would be on the ballot would take effect.
The candidate with the most votes – and a majority of votes would not be necessary – would then be elected governor.
Some of the main Republican candidates who have said they will run against Newsom include former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and businessman John Cox.