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Brown Endorsed by Prison Guards’ Union

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | September 24, 2010

According to the Sacramento Bee, the California Correctional Peace Officers Association has decided to endorse Democrat Jerry Brown for governor.

Going back to the start of the 2004 election cycle through June 30, 2010, the CCPOA has given $807,663 in campaign contributions to lawmakers who have served in the California State Legislature during the 2009-2010 legislative session. The prison guard union has given $522,313 to Democrats and $281,350 to Republicans. The lone registered independent, Juan Arambula, received $4,000.

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Monetary and non-monetary contributions to candidate campaign committees for election cycles 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 to legislators serving in the 2009-2010 session of the California State Legislature. Contributions data provided by the National Institute on Money in State Politics (FollowTheMoney.org)

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