Gubernatorial Candidate Newsom’s War Chest Flush As He Heads Into General Election
Democrat Gavin Newsom has a large financial advantage over his opponent John Cox, but Cox has been receiving larger donations since he place second in the June 5 primary.
Los Angeles Times:
Newsom Cashes In On Primary Victory, Far Outraising Cox In California Governor's Race
Democrat Gavin Newsom emerged from California’s gubernatorial primary with a prodigious financial advantage over Republican rival John Cox, banking more than seven times as much money for the general election. As of June 30, California’s two-term lieutenant governor and the front-runner in the race, has more than $11 million in the bank, while Cox has $1.5 million, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state Tuesday. (Mehta and Willon, 8/2)