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StudentsFirst 2012: 100 Pct Democratic, 66 Pct Win Rate

LA School Report | July 1, 2013



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Sacramento-based education reform advocacy nonprofit StudentsFirst spent 42 percent of its $3.7 million spending in support of Democratic candidates in the 2012 campaign cycle, according to documents obtained by LA School Report editor Alexander Russo — but in California that figure was 100 percent:

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In California, the organization funded three Democratic candidates (Brian Johnson, Cheryl Brown, and Ian Calderon) in 2012.  Two out of the three won their races, a 66 percent win rate, compared to 84 percent across 14 states where the organization played a role.

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