Spotlight on California

MapLight research on the influence of money and politics in California.

Cal PSA Adds $150,000 to Oppose Prop. 26

Oct. 20, 2010 - The California Public Securities Association (Cal PSA) contributed $150,000 to oppose Prop. 26 yesterday.  Supporters of Prop. 26 raised $73,000 yesterday, bringing their total contributions to just under $14 million.

Latest Contribution From California Teachers Association Tips Funding Balance in Favor of Groups Supporting Prop. 24


Nature Conservancy Puts in $300,000 to Oppose Prop. 23

Oct 20, 2010 - Supporters of Prop. 23 received a total of $7,000 in contributions from several different petroleum marketers associations on Monday. Large contributions to the opposing side keep rolling in, including $300,000 from the Nature Conservancy given on Monday.

CBS Adds $250,000 to Oppose Prop. 24

Oct. 19, 2010 - CBS Corporation contributed $250,000 to oppose Prop. 24 yesterday, bringing their total contributions to $1.25 million. As of Tuesday, opponents of Prop. 24 have raised $13.7 million in total and supporters have raised $13.1 million.

  • See the latest contribution updates on the MAPLight.org Prop. 24 page.

Supporters of Prop. 23 Stay Pat on Contributions, Opposition Groups Continue to Send Money

Oct. 18, 2010 - Prop. 23 opponents raised roughly $625,000 based on the latest filings from the California Secretary of State's website, including $425,000 from the Sierra Club. Groups supporting Prop. 23 have yet to add money to their campaign this week.

See the latest contribution updates on the MAPLight.org Prop. 23 page.