One of the many differences between this year’s impending recall election and the election of 2003 is economic. Yes, many businesses have suffered through the pandemic and its off-and-on-and-off-again restrictions, but this time the state coffers are overflowing with tech cash in 2021.
Much will depend on how well the recovery goes this summer. If Californians “roar back” as Governor Handsome predicts, he should be reconfirmed. If the virus should make a comeback, anything is possible.