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Cox

Republican from California

John Cox is a Republican businessman who lives in San Diego. He is a candidate in the 2018 race for California governor.

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Recent stories featuring John Cox

Claims abound on California’s ‘highest-in-the-nation’ costs. Not all are factual.

Politicians often claim California has some of the 'highest-in-the-nation' costs. There's some truth to these statements, but others, including some by candidate for governor John Cox, exaggerate the Golden State's expenses.