Zillionaires only

“Dollar for dollar the clear victor in (California’s) Tuesday’s statewide primary was United States Senate candidate Brian Quintana – a Hollywood Producer and Businessman.

“Quintana spent a mere $100,000 to receive 253,243 votes which translates to $ .39 per vote.

“Meg Whitman spent over $80 million for 1,101,528 votes which translates to $72.62 per vote.

“Steve Poizner spent over $35 million for 461,823 votes which translates to $75.78 per vote.

“Chris Kelly spent over $12 million for 265,110 votes which translates to $45.26 per vote.

“Carly Fiorina spent over $6.7 million for 952,072 votes which translates to $7.03 per vote.

“Barbara Boxer spent over $3.7 million for 1,426,923 votes which translates to $2.59 per vote.

“Chuck DeVore spent over $2.1 million for 321,218 votes which translates to $6.53 per vote.

“Tom Campbell spent over $1.7 million for 366,581 votes which translates to $4.63 per vote.”
Brian Quintana Knows the Value of Comic Relief, by Brian Leubitz, Calitics, June 09, 2010

Politics in California has become too expensive for democracy in California. And God help us if Brown doesn’t win in November.

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