Heh, heh. Let them do it. Bill Clinton famously blamed gun control for losing Congress. Californians are as protective about their cars as Southerners are about their guns.
Democrat governors have been regularly spiking gas taxes and vehicle registration fees for decades. But 12 years ago, Democrat Gov. Gray Davis was recalled by voters after he pushed the state legislature to pass a vehicle registration fee increase from $46 to $158.
Source: Jerry Brown Wants 42% Gas Tax Hike to Bail Out CalPERS