msn.com 15 Sep, 2021 01:15 am

60% of Californians in recall view Republicans unfavorably

Also, only 3 in 10 view COVID measures as being too strict.

And 6 in 10 in preliminary exit poll results rate the Republican Party unfavorably -- a challenge for those seeking to unseat the incumbent Democrat.p Still, other preliminary results in the recall election exit poll are less incumbent-friendly: Six in 10 voters call the cost of living in their area "unmanageable," and the electorate divides evenly in rating the state's economy positively or negatively, 49-48%.More call the pandemic the state's top issue than pick any of four other issues offered in the exit poll." The exit poll asks Newsom's job approval rating, a result that's embargoed for release until after the polls close tonight at 8 p.

The California recall election exit poll is being conducted with a mix of telephone interviews with early and absentee voters and in-person interviews with Election Day voters at a sample of polling places today.Majorities in the preliminary exit poll results report voting by mail across partisan lines -- 85% of Democrats, 72% of independents and 62% of Republicans.

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