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Short on cash, Kashkari seeks student help on campaign ad
Short on cash, Kashkari seeks student help on campaign ad

With a bag of Doritos in hand, Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor, looks into a web video camera and makes what he calls a major announcement: The California college student who makes the best TV ad for his campaign will win a $25,000 scholarship. “We need your creativity,” Kashkari says. He also needs the cheap labor. With just over six weeks until voters start casting ballots by mail, Kashkari has collected only about $800,000 for his longshot bid to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown in November's general election. The Democratic incumbent has banked close to $23 million. The scholarship competition, based on Frito Lay’s contest for the best amateur...

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