New research from the Public Policy Institute of California shows that 19% of Inland Empire respondents and 20% in the Central Valley will refuse the vaccine. That number is just 5% for respondents in the San Francisco Bay Area and 6% in Los Angeles. 22% of Republicans and 17% of independents said they don’t want the vaccine compared to 3% of Democrats.
Now that the recall effort against Gov. Gavin Newsom has qualified for the ballot, more contenders are throwing their hats into the ring.