Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly contemplating a run for governor of California if there’s a recall election for Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Axios is reporting that the previous Olympic champion and reality-TV star has began speaking with political consultants a few potential marketing campaign ought to the recall organizers get sufficient signatures for an election.
One of many politicos cited by Axios is longtime GOP fundraiser Caroline Wren, who met Jenner through the American Unity Fund, a GOP nonprofit centered on LGBTQ points.
Axios additionally mentioned that Wren helped set up the rally Donald Trump held on Jan. 6 shortly earlier than the Capitol revolt.
Jenner didn’t instantly reply to PoliFonics’s request for remark.
If Jenner does run and win the recall election, she would turn into California’s first feminine governor and America’s first transgender particular person to be elected governor of a state.
However profitable the election might be difficult: A brand new statewide ballot suggests solely 40% of California voters would assist eradicating Newsom had been the election to be held now.
Jenner is a longtime Republican and caught along with her political opinions even after her 2015 transition made her publicly stand out from a celebration that pushes anti-transgender insurance policies.
Nonetheless, she believes her political opinions may help conservatives higher perceive and settle for trans Individuals.
“I believe it’s good that I’m on the Republican aspect as a result of the Republicans know that, and I’ve an instantaneous in with them to vary their minds,” Jenner mentioned in Could, 2018.
The Republicans want probably the most work relating to our points, I get that. I might fairly work from the within. I’m not the kind of particular person who’s going to face on a avenue nook with an indication and soar up and down. No, I’m going to go have dinner with these folks.
Many Twitter customers elected to supply their opinion on Jenner’s potential marketing campaign.
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