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Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke
Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke

On the day Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced he had lived as a homeless man for a week to highlight poverty, his financial filings with the state show that his campaign is effectively broke. The candidate entered the month of July with $197,937 in the bank and with debts of $164,319, according to the campaign finance reports, which were due Thursday. He spent nearly $4.4 million this year, the vast majority before the June 3 primary, in which he placed second, allowing him to take on incumbent Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall. Between May 18 and June 30, the filing period covered by the report, Kashkari raised $397,513 and spent nearly $1.7 million. In...

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