Saturday, November 27, 2021

former representative. Doug Ose out of California recall race after heart attack

A California Republican dropped out of the race for recall Tuesday after suffering a heart attack.

Former Representative Doug Ose (R-California) said he experienced a medical incident on Sunday and was taken to Mercy General Hospital, where he was treated for a heart attack.

Ose, 66, said in a statement, “While I have been told that I should expect to make a full recovery, additional procedures and possible surgery are needed, and it has become clear that I must now turn my attention to rehabilitation and treatment.” should be focused on.” “Sometimes you have to do things you don’t want to do. That’s it: my campaign for governor is over.

Dew was among the top five Republicans in the race according to recent polls.

Voters are choosing whether to recall Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 14.

They are also being asked to choose from a list of candidates. The top vote-getter will replace Newsom as a simple majority decided to recall him.

There are no major Democrats on the list.

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Dew’s return could benefit some prominent Republicans, including EpochTV host Larry Elder, businessman John Cox, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulkner and state Representative Kevin Kelly. The California Republican Party voted against supporting the race.

Dew may still get some votes, as California officials have already sent absentee ballots to several voters.

Kelly said he is praying that Dew be wished for a speedy and smooth recovery.

“Doug has acted with integrity and uniqueness and his candidacy has done a lot to advance the recall movement,” Kelly said in a statement.

Faulkner offered similar sentiments.

Oase served in the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005. He decided to retire.

Dew later ran to re-enter Congress twice, but failed to win any time.

Zachary Steber covers US news including politics and court cases. He started as a New York City subway reporter at The Epoch Times.

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This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

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