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California gubernatorial candidates Newsom, Dahle clash in only debate before Election Day

Oct 24, 2022 View Original Article
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  • Politician Portrayal

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

66% : "I'm passionate about public education.
57% : I'm a product of public education," the governor replied.
54% : After Newsom touted new money for public school tutoring and other programs, moderators noted there are "still huge challenges teacher shortages, teacher burnout and families leaving public schools" and questioned why Newsom had put his children in private schools.
49% : He said while other states like Texas were "doubling down on stupid," California was moving ahead creating jobs tied to renewable energy and zero-emission vehicles.
47% : Dahle, who said his two oldest children had been educated in public schools, said he chose to have his youngest attend a private school.
46% : He said if elected, he would fund reproductive services but would seek to halt public spending for women traveling out of state for abortions.
43% : And the approach we've taken is to provide that same kind of choice and opportunity that my kids are afforded for every single one of our 6 million Californians going to public schools."
41% : Dahle reminded voters of his "pro-life" stance and expressed opposition to Proposition 1, which is also on the November ballot and would enshrine a right to abortion in California's state constitution.
23% : Gov. Gavin Newsom and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Brian Dahle, sparred Sunday over inflation, climate change, education, abortion and other issues in their only scheduled debate ahead of the Nov. 8 election.

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