Meg Whitman surpasses $80 million in spending on California governor’s race

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May 28, 2010

By Jack Chang, The Sacramento Bee

Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman continued her record-shattering spending streak this spring, burning through $33.8 million in about two months, according to a campaign finance statement filed Thursday.
That amount brings the billionaire candidate’s spending total to more than $80 million, with $68 million of it coming from her own personal wealth.

The former chief executive officer of online auction firm eBay has said she’s prepared to spend as much as $150 million of her own wealth on her campaign.

Whitman had $3.8 million in cash on hand as of May 22.

By comparison, Democratic candidate Jerry Brown had spent $259,582 from March 18 to May 22, bringing his campaign expenditure total to about $320,000. He received $6.8 million in campaign contributions from March 18 to May 22, and $16.7 million from Jan. 1 to May 22, the filing shows.

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