Prop. 23

Bill Gates Contributes $700,000 to Oppose Prop. 23

Oct. 20, 2010 - Microsoft founder Bill Gates contributed $700,000 to oppose Prop. 23 on Tuesday based on the latest campaign finance filings published by the California Secretary of State.

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.

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.

Gordon Moore (Moore's Law) and James Cameron Put Up $1 Million each to Oppose Prop. 23

Oct. 18, 2010 - Film director James Cameron and tech visionary Gordon Moore put up a combined $2 million in opposition to Prop. 23 since last Friday. As of noon on Oct. 18, contributions opposing Prop. 23 are up to $26.7 million, based on the latest filings from the California Secretary of State. The following individuals and organizations have made large donations in the past couple of days to help defeat the measure aimed at repealing California's climate change legislation AB 32:

Another Venture Capitalist Puts Up Money to Defeat Prop. 23

Oct. 15, 2010 - Another venture capitalist, John H. N. Fisher of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, contributed $25,000 to the No on 23 campaign yesterday, adding to the $25,000 he gave to the cause earlier this week. Various venture capitalists have contributed almost $1.2 million to oppose Prop. 23 this week alone.

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