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Jerry Brown spends less than $6 million on reelection
Jerry Brown spends less than $6 million on reelection

Gov. Jerry Brown spent less than $6 million on his run for reelection, a remarkably low sum for a California governor, and he finished 2014 with nearly $24 million in the bank for unspecified campaigns ahead, according to newly filed finance reports. Brown devoted most of his reelection spending -- $5.2 million -- to his campaign for Proposition 1, a water bond measure, and Proposition 2, which bolstered the state’s rainy-day fund. The Democratic governor starred in television ads promoting the ballot measures, which voters passed. He spent less than $800,000 on other election activities, according to the report his campaign filed with the secretary of state's office. Brown,...

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