Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman surged in the last week of campaigning before Tuesday's gubernatorial primary in California, widening her lead over insurance commissioner Steve Poizner.
Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner now trails Meg Whitman by just 10 percentage points in California governor's race, according to polling by his campaign.
The SEC investigation of Goldman Sachs could hurt California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, who as CEO of eBay sat on the investment bank's board.
Meg Whitman has announced she's contributing another $20 million to her gubernatorial campaign. The California governor's race could become the priciest gubernatorial election in US history.
Spending heavily and fresh off a debate with Steve Poizner, eBay millionaire Meg Whitman has leapfrogged former governor Jerry Brown in the race for California governor, according to a new poll.
Jerry Brown, California's attorney general and former two-term governor, made it official Tuesday: He'd like a third crack at the governor's job.
Personal wealth is both an asset and drawback for GOP candidates in the California governor's race. Republican billionaire Meg Whitman has put another $20 million into her campaign.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom on Friday said that he would not be running for governor of the state of California.
Ms. Whitman brings business savvy and oodles of money to her campaign to be the GOP nominee.