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California Governor’s Race

Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman

Brown Reports Spending $36M, Whitman $178.5M In Governor’s Race

New campaign finance reports show Jerry Brown spent about $36.5 million in his successful bid to become governor of California by defeating the highest-spending candidate for statewide office in the country’s history.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

Meg Whitman

Whitman Resurfaces, Named To HP Board

Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman resurfaced Thursday after months of silence following her loss in the California governor’s race, being named to the Hewlett-Packard Co. board of directors.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011

Meg Whitman and Nicky Diaz.

California Nurses Union Reportedly Helped Expose Whitman’s Maid

A powerful California union brought to light the illegal immigrant former housekeeper of billionaire gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, according to a newspaper report.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

Meg Whitman and Nicky Diaz.

Whitman To Pay Ex-Housekeeper $5,500 In Unpaid Wages

Former gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has agreed to pay her former housekeeper $5,500 in unpaid wages to settle a dispute that erupted in the final month of the campaign.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010

California Governor-elect Jerry Brown speaks to supporters as he celebrates his win during an election night party at Fox Theatre on November 2, 2010 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Gets Another Turn As California Governor

California voters have returned Democrat Jerry Brown to the governor’s office 28 years after he left it.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

California Attorney General and Democratic candidate for governor Jerry Brown gestures during a news conference August 31, 2010 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Makes Final Pitch To Voters On Eve Of Election

Democrat Jerry Brown kicked off the final day of his campaign for California governor Monday with a promise to voters that he would work with lawmakers to solve the state’s financial problems and always “tell it like it is.”

CBS San Francisco–11/01/2010

Jerry Brown, Barbara Boxer, marijuana joint

CBS 5 Poll: Dems Win Senate & Governor Seats, Prop 19 Close Call

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) — With just one day until election day, a new CBS 5 KPIX-TV poll shows Democrats as the likely winners for California’s races for U.S. Senate, governor and lieutenant governor. The […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/01/2010

Jerry Brown, as California Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Meg Whitman, California Republican gubernatorial candidate (AP)

California Candidates Tell Supporters To Ignore Polls

The final Field Poll shows Jerry Brown beating Meg Whitman by ten points for governor and Barbara Boxer leading Carly Fiorina by eight for Senator.


California Gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman.

Brown, Whitman Spar Over ‘Experience’

As the governor’s race entered the final stretch, Democrat Jerry Brown took a swipe at his opponent’s lack of experience. Republican Meg Whitman jabbed back, saying California needs fresh ideas, and voters need to retire Brown.

CBS San Francisco–10/30/2010


Whitman, Brown Hit The Road In Final Stretch To Election Day

In the final stretch to Election Day, California’s gubernatorial candidates continue on the stump in what has become the most expensive governor’s race in the state’s history.





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