Race For Governor 2010

Capital Public Radio News reports on the race between Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown in the days and weeks leading up to the November election.


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  • photo by Joey Jones
    Election 2010: Candidates for Governor Rally Voters
    The two major party candidates for Governor are working feverishly to get people to the polls Tuesday. Both Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman are on whirlwind tours of California.
    Monday, November 1, 2010 11:40 AM
  • Marianne Russ
    New Poll: Brown Has Lead In Governor's Race
    A new poll finds Democrat Jerry Brown has opened up a significant lead over Republican Meg Whitman in the California Governor’s race.
    Thursday, October 21, 2010 12:01 PM
  • Brown, Whitman Clash in Final Debate
    Fireworks, personal attacks and policy differences marked the final debate of California’s governor’s race last night between Republican Meg Whitman, the former eBAY CEO, and Democratic Attorney General Jerry Brown.
    Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:44 AM
  • Flap Over Whitman Housekeeper Intensifies
    The uproar over Meg Whitman’s undocumented ex-housekeeper is growing. The Republican candidate for Governor says she did not know the employee was in the country illegally. But attorney Gloria Allred has evidence that she says proves otherwise.
    Friday, October 1, 2010 4:11 PM
  • Where Did Health Care Go?
    The next governor will oversee the largest changes to health care in California’s history…so why aren’t the candidates talking about it this election season?
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:17 PM
  • Marianne Russ
    Flap Over Whitman's Undocumented Housekeeper
    Immigration is front and center in the Governor’s race after allegations that Republican candidate Meg Whitman employed an illegal immigrant in her home. The candidate denies any wrong-doing.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 5:57 PM
  • Mixed Reactions Following First Gubernatorial Debate
    Both candidates declared themselves the victor following Tuesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate. But audience reaction was mixed.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:29 AM
  • Protestors, Supporters Clash Outside Debate
    The candidates weren't the only ones debating on Tuesday. But some clashes outside of UC Davis' Mondavi Center were less than civil.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:29 AM
  • Governor's Race: Meg Whitman Profile
    This November, California voters will elect a new Governor. The Republican nominee is a business executive who’s making her first foray into politics. Here's more on Meg Whitman.
    Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:39 PM
  • Governor's Race: Jerry Brown Profile
    We're taking a closer look at the two major party candidates and their visions for California. Today, we focus on Democratic nominee Jerry Brown.
    Monday, September 27, 2010 4:40 PM
  • Meg Whitman Interview
    Republican candidate for governor Meg Whitman says her experience as a former C.E.O. has prepared her for the state’s top job. Marianne Russ talked with the candidate about her vision for California and about how she thinks she can achieve it.
    Monday, September 27, 2010 12:16 PM
  • photo credit: Marianne Russ
    GOP Candidate Meg Whitman and Greenhouse Gas Law
    Republican candidate for Governor Meg Whitman continues to call for a temporary suspension of the state’s global warming law…and she’s taking heat from her opponent on the issue.
    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:43 PM
  • Marianne Russ
    Whitman Breaks Campaign Spending Record, Faces Tough Crowd
    GOP candidate for Governor Meg Whitman has now broken a campaign spending record. She faced some tough questions about that – and a host of other issues - at a San Francisco campaign stop Wednesday.
    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:11 PM
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    Governor's Race: Campaigns Go Negative
    Both major candidates in the race for Governor are now running negative ads. Democrat Jerry Brown unveiled his first such ad about GOP opponent Meg Whitman on Tuesday.
    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:27 AM
  • Jerry Brown Kicks Campaign Into High Gear
    Attorney General Jerry Brown is ramping up his campaign for Governor. The Democrat has been lying low all summer, but his GOP rival, Meg Whitman, has been on the air for months. ,Now the race is heating up.
    Monday, September 6, 2010 6:25 PM
  • Meg Whitman-No Budget, No Paychecks For Lawmakers
    GOP candidate for Governor Meg Whitman is taking shots at lawmakers for the budget stalemate. At a campaign stop in Folsom Wednesday, Whitman said they shouldn’t get paid if they don’t pass a spending plan on time.
    Wednesday, September 1, 2010 6:50 PM
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