A recent campaign ad claimed mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio has been bankrolled by the billionaire Koch brothers.

In this Fact Check TV, our Scott Lewis takes a look at that claim and addresses some incorrect assumptions made on a website that purports to help Californians visualize their tax burden in light of state and local ballot measures.

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Lisa Halverstadt is the newest reporter at Voice of San Diego. Know of something she should check out? You can contact her directly at lisa.halverstadt@voiceofsandiego.org or 619.325.0528.

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Lisa is a senior investigative reporter who digs into some of San Diego's biggest challenges including homelessness, city real estate debacles, the region's...

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