Diane L. Harkey

Super-PAC launched media blitz for congressional candidate Sara Jacobs after her family gave major donation

Super-PAC launched media blitz for congressional candidate Sara Jacobs after her family gave major donation

An influential political committee launched a campaign blitz for Encinitas congressional candidate Sara Jacobs after her grandfather gave it one of the largest contributions it has received this election cycle.

The Women Vote! super-PAC launched a television campaign, digital ads, a website and a series of mailers this week following a $250,000 contribution by Jacobs’ grandfather, Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs.

Jacobs, 29, is running for the seat held by Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, who is not seeking re-election. Her candidacy has made national news, including a profile in the magazine

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