The union spent $7 million on last year's elections, and of the 107 candidates it endorsed, 104 were elected.
Last week, I found myself cruising the website of the California prison guards union. I was curious about whether the $7 million the California Correctional Peace Officers Assn. spent on last year's elections — including $2 million on Jerry Brown's governor's race alone — might have had something to do with the contract the union just scored.
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