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A technology billionaire has poured huge amount of money in to a race that is congressional hillcrest — to be able to assist elect their granddaughter.
Irwin Jacobs, the founder and longtime president for the telecom business Qualcomm, along with his spouse Joan spent $1.5 million into an outside super pac that backed the Democratic main election bid of the granddaughter Sara Jacobs in California’s 53rd Congressional District. On Jacobs advanced to the runoff with about 30 percent of the Election Day vote, according to the Associated Press tuesday. Continue reading “A billionaire that is tech millions to elect their granddaughter. It is working.”