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, http://www.nj.com/starledger

Follow Action News on Twitter

Get Action News on your website

Follow Action News on Facebook

Click here to get the latest Philadelphia news and headlines from across the Delaware and Lehigh valleys.

Copyright © 2021 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.