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Campaign to legalize pot has huge fundraising advantage

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 May 5, 2016 - A campaign to legalize marijuana in California has raised more than 240 times as much money as efforts to fight it, according to a MapLight analysis.

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians$1,318,2370
Barona Band of Mission Indians$645,3800
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation$538,4700

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Jim Beall[D-CA]59
Isadore Hall[D-CA]45
Marty Block[D-CA]44
AssemblymembersParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Luis Alejo[D-CA]34
Toni Atkins[D-CA]32
Katcho Achadjian[R-CA]24
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data through the present starting January 1, 2009 for contributions and in the 2009 legislative session for bill positions. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.