Republican Pete Wilson was elected governor of California in 1990 in the midst of a budget crisis. He raised taxes and this fact was used against him when he ran for re-election in 1994 against Democrat Kathleen Brown. (Wilson won.) The Brown ad here is a laundry list of taxes raised by Wilson. In 2006, incumbent Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger used a very similar ad - a list of taxes his opponent Democrat Phil Angelides allegedly wanted to raise. (Schwarzenegger won.)
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