(CNN)California recall candidate Caitlyn Jenner told CNN in an interview that aired this week that she did not vote in the 2020 election, but public records from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Record show that she did cast a ballot in the contest.
Asked for clarification on her previous claim that she did not vote, a campaign aide told CNN Wednesday that Jenner did vote by mail but only weighed in on the ballot propositions, not on the presidential or other down-ticket races.
During the interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, Jenner said she did not vote for former President Donald Trump in 2020. When asked who she voted for, she replied, “I didn’t even vote,” adding that was in part because she did not see any propositions that “had one side or the other.”
“Out here in California, it’s like, why vote for a Republican president? It’s just not going to work. I mean it’s overwhelming,” Jenner told Bash, who followed up by asking the California Republican whether she voted in down-ticket races.
“No. It was voting day and I thought the only thing out here in California that I worry about, which affects people, is the propositions that were out there,” Jenner replied. “And I didn’t see any propositions that I really had one side or the other. And so it was Election Day and I just couldn’t get excited about it. And I just wound up going to play golf and I said, ‘I’m not doing that.'”
The conflicting explanations of Jenner’s voting history arose as she is attempting to challenge Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in the all-but-certain recall election in California. Jenner, a longtime Republican, is one
Caitlyn Jenner voted in 2020 despite telling CNN she didn’t
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