VENTURA (CBSLA) – YouTube hit personality and only Democrat to run for recall, candidate Kevin Paffrath, says he’s running for governor because he thinks California will be bankrupt in 20 years.
Paffrath, who has two children, a 3-year-old and a 5-year-old, said he wanted to prevent what he sees as dire economic consequences for the state before his children become adults.
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The leading real estate agent and YouTuber, teaching financial education on his channel, voted this morning in the recall election.
As a politician, Paffrath said he saw himself as a JFK-style Democrat and a moderate who believed he could unite both left and right by investing first in California and then reducing the government’s role in it. the daily life of residents.
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Paffrath said Governor Newsom had misled the public on various issues and had small ideas, adding that his own background in finance rather than politics made him an excellent candidate for governor.
“I have a background in financial education, where I know that teaching people how to build their wealth is really important to make sure that we can minimize the welfare state that we have. So how does this translate into politics? Well that means that in order to solve the housing crisis we need more housing. Not a few more houses, hundreds of thousands more. To bridge the education gap, we need better schools. We need to teach financial education in our schools and solve the cycle of crime we have, ”Paffrath said.
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The candidate also said that the recall election was presented as Democrat vs. Republican, Newsom vs. Elder, but there are moderates like him running, and he’s feeling great tonight, ahead of this election.