Democrat Megadonor Tom Steyer Considers Running for Governor

Breitbart | 5/19/2017 | Staff
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Left-wing billionaire and Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer is reportedly considering joining the crowded Democratic field of candidates for the 2018 governor’s race in California.

“It’s no secret that Tom Steyer is considering running for office, and he’ll make a decision later this year,” Rose Kapolczynski, a top Steyer advisor, told The Hill. “We aren’t going to discuss our research program in the news media.”

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Kapolczynski reportedly ran all four of former Sen. Barbara Boxer‘s (D-CA) successful Senate campaigns.

Steyer, who threw his support behind Hillary Clinton for president, is also reportedly fielding a survey that tests his strengths and weaknesses against presumed front-runner Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom. In addition to Newsom, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and state Treasurer John Chiang have officially entered the race.

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Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), is also considering throwing his hat into the race. De León will reportedly term out of the state Senate in 2018.

Steyer reportedly spent $87 million on the 2016 elections, and will likely spend big on his gubernatorial bid, should he enter the race.

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In January, Steyer said, “the world did not play out on November 8 the way...
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