Prop. 26

Tobacco Company Philip Morris Adds $500,000 to Support Prop. 26

Nov. 1, 2010 - Contributions from supporters of Prop. 26 have reached $18.3 million, boosted by a $500,000 contribution from Philip Morris USA late last week, which has given a total of $2.25 million in support. The opposition to Prop. 26 has raised over $6.5 million.

See who else is contributing on this issue at MAPLight.org's Prop. 26 page.

Prop. 23 Opposer John Doerr Contributes $400,000 to Oppose Prop. 26 As Well

Oct. 29, 2010 - John Doerr, a venture capitalist who is one of the main contributors opposing Prop. 23 (he and his wife have given $2.1 million), contributed $400,000 on Wednesday to oppose Prop. 26. The Prop. 26 opposition has raised a total of over $6.5 million. Contributions to support Prop. 26, aided by another $350,000 from the California Chamber of Commerce, have now exceeded $17.7 million.

Aera Energy Contributes $200,000 in Support of Prop. 26

Oct 28, 2010 - Aera Energy LLC, a California oil and gas producer that is jointly owned by Shell and ExxonMobil, contributed $200,000 to support Prop. 26 yesterday, bringing their total contributions to $350,000. Prop. 26 supporters have raised a total of almost $17.1 million, while total contributions to oppose Prop. 26 are at almost $6.2 million.

For more information on this issue, please refer to MAPLight.org's Prop. 26 page.

Steyer Contributes $1,000,000 to Oppose, American Beverage Assoc. Contributes $500,000 to Support Prop. 26

Oct. 27, 2010 - The opposition to Prop. 26 has raised over $6.1 million, including contributions on Monday of $1 million from Thomas Steyer and another $300,000 from the League of Conservation Voters, which has now given a total of $900,000. Supporters of Prop. 26 have raised almost $16.9 million, including an additional $500,000 from the American Beverage Association yesterday, which has contributed a total of $2.45 million.

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Contributes an Additional $125,000 to Support Prop. 26

Oct. 26, 2010 - The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association made an additional contribution to support Prop. 26 of close to $125,000 yesterday, bringing their total contributions to approximately $433,000. Prop. 26 supporters have raised a total of almost $16.4 million, while opponents have raised just over $4.8 million.

  • See the latest contribution updates on the MAPLight.org Prop. 26 page.