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John Perez has Fundraising Lead in Race for State Controller

 
John Perez has Fundraising Lead in Race for State Controller
Posted May 23rd, 2014 @ 2:30pm by KFBK News

Democratic Assemblyman John Perez has a fundraising lead in the race for state controller.

New reports show the former speaker with $1.8 million in the bank.

He's launched a new TV campaign ahead of the June 3 primary. He's followed by Board of Equalization member Betty Yee, who's also a Democrat.

She reports $115,000 on hand.

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, the leading Republican candidate, has 70 thousand banked.

She's spent nearly $350,000 so far.

Current Controller John Chiang is running for state treasurer.

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