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ELECTION RESULTS: Brown’s history, personality lead to victory

The longtime politician played to California's historic tendency to elect veteran officeholders and send first-timers to the sidelines. And his quirkiness inoculated him from whatever anti-incumbent mood there was.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/elections/article/election_results_browns_history_personality_lead_to_victory_20101103

In a year dominated by brash political novices, 72-year-old veteran Jerry Brown propelled himself back into the governor's office Tuesday with a mix of guile, good luck and timing.

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