Prop. 26

Thomas Steyer Gives $1 Million to Oppose Prop. 26

Oct. 25, 2010 - Thomas Steyer, who has given over $5 million to oppose Prop. 23, gave $1 million on Monday to oppose Prop. 26, according to the latest campaign finance data published by the California Secretary of State. Steyer, co-Managing Partner of Farallon Capital Management, currently sits on top of the contributor list of individuals and groups opposing Prop. 23.

Chevron Leads the Pack in Support of Prop. 26

Oct. 25, 2010 - Chevron gave $1.25 million late last week to support Prop. 26, making them the largest contributor to the campaign with a total of $3.75 million in contributions. The California Chamber of Commerce, the second largest contributor, has given over $3.5 million, including a $250,000 contribution on Friday. The Prop. 26 opposition received another $300,000 from the No on Prop. 23 committee of the League of Conservation Voters which gave a total of $600,000 last week.

AFSCME's Latest Contribution Puts Them in the Top Ten Donors Opposing Prop 26

Oct. 22, 2010 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, American Federation of Teachers, National Education Assocation and the Service Employees International Union each contributed $75,000.00 late on Friday.

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

Tobacco Company Philip Morris Adds $500,000 in Support of Prop. 26 on Wednesday

Oct. 22, 2010 - Philip Morris USA gave an additional $500,000 in support of Prop. 26 on Wednesday, bringing their total contributions to $1.75 million. Supporters of Prop. 26 have reached $14.6 million in contributions, over three times the amount in total contributions from groups in opposition, which is now at $4.1 million.

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

The League of Conservation Voters Shifts $300,000 From Prop. 23 Funds to Go After Prop. 26

Oct. 21, 2010 - The League of Conservation Voters transferred $300,000 from their Prop. 23 campaign to oppose Prop. 26 on Tuesday, bringing total contributions against Prop. 26 to almost $3.5 million. Supporters of Prop. 26 have raised just over $14 million.