Benjamin Jealous

Ben Jealous, Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, releases tax returns

Ben Jealous, Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, releases tax returns

Former NAACP president Ben Jealous, one of the two front-runners in the Democratic race for governor, released three years of his tax returns on Tuesday, showing he earned $1.3 million between 2015 and 2017.

The records show an average taxable income of $443,000 primarily for his work as a venture capitalist with California-based Kapor Capital. The firm invests in start-ups that work on social problems.

Jealous has been running as a progressive and embraced many policies of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders campaign to help...

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