$119 Million and Counting for Whitman

September 15, 2010 · Filed Under CA Politics, Elections, Money In Politics, People · Comments Off 

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Late on Tuesday, the campaigns of the two major candidates for governor sent in campaign contribution notices (as required by law) to the Secretary of State's office. Jerry Brown reported new contributions totaling $305,810; Meg Whitman reported contributions of $15,494,399.

Whitman's gargantuan daily tally was thanks to one donor in particular: the candidate herself, who's now spent a record-breaking $119 million of her own money to become California's next governor.
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