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Heating Up: Recall election and climate crisis in Fresno are prominent issues among voters

Likely voters in Fresno oppose recalling Newsom by a 14% margin; climate change is dividing voters at the poll more than any other issue

By ONME Newswire

FRESNO, CA--As the gubernatorial recall election is approaching an end in about seven days, (September 14, 2021) a survey of over1,500 registered voters found that African-Americans were among the ethnic voters in Fresno, CA who were mostly against the recall election; white voters were found to be evenly split.

The Fresno Speaks Survey

Fresno Speaks has produced the largest random sample surveys in the city of Fresno since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The project, a partnership between the UC Merced Community and Labor Center and the Fresno County Civic Engagement Table, surveyed 1,520 registered voters with phones, in the city of Fresno, from July to August 2021. Respondents were asked about a range of community, health, civic and budgeting issues. Two yes/no questions related to the recall were asked:

1) Do you support the recall of the governor?