PE, venture investors back Democrat Newsom over GOP’s Cox for California governor

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California gubernatorial candidate Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom at a campaign rally in Burbank, California, May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson.
Three months ahead of California’s gubernatorial election, private equity and venture investors are overwhelmingly backing Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, ahead of his challenger, the Republican businessman John Cox. Newsom’s gubernatorial committee has raised $21.6 million; that excludes contributions to ...

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