Brown-Whitman Debate: By the numbers
The debate by the numbers
900: Approximate number of tickets given away for the debate
135: Media credentialed to cover the event
80: How old Jerry Brown said he would be if he completed another two terms as governor
60: Minutes of the debate
50: Percent by which Brown said the state pension system would be overfunded if all state employees worked as long as he has
15-20: Percent of governor's office budget that Brown pledged to cut
12: News releases sent by both Meg Whitman's and Brown's campaigns during the debate
3: Number of questions Whitman answered in a post-debate news conference
2: The number of times Brown said "hell"
0.25: Estimated mileage covered by reporters as they scurried to follow Brown during his post-debate "news conference"
-- Shane Goldmacher in Davis