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Connections: What can we learn from the California recall election?


California Governor Gavin Newsom has survived the recall attempt, and will continue as governor in one of the country's bluest states. What should Democrats across the country learn from this? What should Republicans learn? What does the data tell us about what happened?

Our guest:

  • Joseph Burgess, data curator at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University
  • Paul Hypolite, founder of Leading with Our Values, a public affairs firm committed to economic, racial, gender, and environmental justice

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.