Gavin Newsom wins the election defeating Brian Dahle

Newsom races against California State Sen. Brian Dahle

who was his GOP rival seeking to remove the first-term California Democrat

The governor used his re-election funds to pay for billboards in GOP-run states like Texas and Florida

To persuade all citizens to move to California

Experts Dismiss Gavin Newsom's Allegation for California's High Prices

California is currently experiencing the highest gas prices in the country

The re-elected governor signed various laws into law in the months before the election.

Those related to allowing illegal immigrants to obtain a state ID and banning the sale of gas-powered vehicles starting in 2035.