Caitlyn Jenner, polling at 1%, pitches herself as a moderate 'backup plan' to California voters scared of Larry Elder

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California gubernatorial recall candidate Caitlyn Jenner described herself as a moderate alternative to rival Larry Elder in an interview with KNX on Thursday.

"I've known Larry for years," the gold-medal Olympian and reality TV star said, characterizing the conservative radio personality leading in the polls to challenge incumbent Gov. Gavin Newsom as "very far right."

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"A lot of things are coming out about him, which, if correct, he's got a lot of issues," Jenner said.

Jenner pitched herself as a "backup plan" for left-leaning Californian voters who may be anxious about the possibility of a Larry Elder governorship, in the event Gavin Newsom is recalled. Newsom and even some fellow Republicans have characterized Elder's views on the minimum wage, gender equality and race as extreme.

"I say he's even more extreme than Trump,"