Cisco CEO joins finance committee of Ex-eBay CEO running for Governor of California

Cisco CEO John Chambers has joined the finance committee of Ex-eBay CEO Meg Whitman who is running for Governor of California in the 2010 election. Both Chambers and Whitman were national co-chairs of the John McCain presidential campaign. Additonally, Chambers and Whitman were under consideration as potential Treasury Secretaries in a new McCain administration. Oddly enough, a San Francisco Chronicle investigation of the Ex-eBay CEO points out that Whitman was a decline-to-state voter who did not cast ballots in some of California's most important elections until about 18 months ago. The Chronicle added that records from San Mateo County in California show she became a Republican in September 2007 and did not vote in more than half the federal, state and local elections since she registered to vote in the county in September 2002. Among the elections in which she failed to vote were the 2003 recall that ousted Democratic California Gov. Gray Davis - a watershed for the state's GOP - and the 2005 special election that Republican California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called the most important effort to reform California government in a generation. A further surprise was the statement yesterday by John McCain's daughter - Meghan McCain in her blog post titled Why Republicans Don't Get the Internet: "Until the Republican party joins the twenty-first century and learns how to use the Internet, its members will keep getting older and the youth of America will just keep logging on to the other side." Quite a pronouncement given her father's election campaign national co-chairs were two of the Internet's most famous luminaries, John Chambers and Meg Whitman. Also of interest is Whitman's goal to restore the California economy by creating 2 million new jobs by 2015. Unfortunately for California voters, Whitman does not specify whether she would like to see those new jobs filled by H-1B Visa holders or American citizens. Nonetheless, in the video below Whitman at least indicates she favors H-1B Visa holders for technology jobs. Meg Whitman and John McCain proclaiming support for increasing H-1B Visas

Below is the current list of Whitman's campaign fundraisers which includes Cisco CEO John Chambers and many other Silicon Valley technology leaders. Meg Whitman for Governor of California 2010 Exploratory Committee Initial Finance Committee Leadership:

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