Corzine top donor to most NJ county Dem. groups

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - October 6, 2009

The Star-Ledger of Newark reported in Tuesday's newspapers that Corzine has given more than $1.4 million to the Democratic committees since he took office in 2006.

The county funds are often used to contribute to campaigns around the state, a practice known as "wheeling." It allows the funds to give more than the $2,600 per candidate limit for individual campaign contributions.

Corzine campaign spokeswoman Lis Smith says there's nothing wrong with the governor supporting his party.

He is seeking re-election in November against Republican Chris Christie and Independent Chris Daggett.


Information from: The Star-Ledger,

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