September 04, 2021
By Maeve Reston, Jasmine Wright and Kyung Lah
(CNN)Vice President Kamala Harris will campaign with California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday in the Bay Area, following through on her commitment to help the embattled Democratic governor defeat the Republican-led effort to oust him in the September 14 special election.
The former California senator will be the most high-profile surrogate to appear with Newsom, who was targeted by Republicans for recall early last year — an effort that gained steam because of anger among many Californians about his pandemic restrictions.
Newsom is campaigning in Los Angeles on Saturday with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren as they attempt to activate Democratic voters, who had been much less enthusiastic about returning their ballots than Republicans, according to polling throughout the summer.