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16 Things to Watch on Election Night
October 25, 2014
As the 2014 election wraps up, here are some statistics and historical facts to watch for when you see the results.

Worth noting is the total number of votes that Brown receives. In the 1986 General Election, Jesse Unruh was elected Controller with 5,589,633 votes, becoming the California constitutional officer to receive the highest number of votes ever. I have a sneaking suspicion that we may see that record broken this year by either Brown or Chiang. [Read More]

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