California Prop. 19 - Campaign Contributions - Nov. 2010

Updated as of Nov. 5, 2010 10 a.m.

This ballot measure (FAILED)    Background

Prop. 19 allows people 21 years old or older to possess, cultivate, or transport marijuana for personal use. Fiscal Impact: Depending on federal, state, and local government actions, potential increased tax and fee revenues in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually and potential correctional savings of several tens of millions of dollars annually. (Source: Official Voter Information Guide)

In Support of Prop. 19   

Contributions $4,050,581
Votes 3,429,703 (46.1%)

In Opposition to Prop. 19:

Contributions $319,999
Votes 4,000,536 (53.9%)

Top Contributors

In Support of Prop. 19

S.K. Seymour, LLC / Oaksterdam University $1,528,932
George Soros $1,000,000
Peter B. Lewis $218,505
Paul Buchheit $105,000
Philip D. Harvey $100,000
Sean Parker $100,000
David Bronner $75,000
George Zimmer $70,500
Dustin Moskovitz $70,000
Peter Thiel $70,000
Stephen Silberstein $70,000
     

In Opposition to Prop. 19

Julie Schauer $50,000
California Police Chiefs Association $49,999
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians $25,000
Sebastian Musco $25,000
California Narcotic Officers' Association $20,500
California Chamber of Commerce $16,000
California Hospital Association $16,000
California Beer & Beverage Distributors $10,000
George Adams $10,000
Golden State Leadership Council $10,000
Greg Munks for Sheriff 2010 $10,000
San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff's Association $10,000

Contributions by State

In Support of Prop. 19

California $2,496,076
New York $1,029,575
Ohio $159,579
Virginia $100,654
North Carolina $100,050
Florida $63,868
Washington D.C. $27,620
Illinois $22,385
Pennsylvania $10,727
Massachusetts $5,161
Oregon $3,992
Texas $3,618
Washington $2,915
Arizona $2,405
Unknown $1,663
Missouri $1,600
Maryland $1,498
Colorado $1,449
Michigan $1,366
Hawaii $1,225
New Jersey $1,021
Montana $984
Wisconsin $957
Utah $911
Oklahoma $875
Kansas $774
Nevada $740
South Carolina $725
Outside U.S. $725
Georgia $684
Indiana $621
Rhode Island $620
Minnesota $500
Louisiana $450
Connecticut $400
Alaska $375
New Mexico $375
South Dakota $267
Tennessee $250
Armed Forces $200
North Dakota $149
Kentucky $125
New Hampshire $125
Arkansas $100
Idaho $100
Maine $100

In Opposition to Prop. 19

California $264,999
Virginia $50,000
Kentucky $5,000

Contributions by Industry in Support of Prop. 19


Contributions by Industry in Opposition to Prop. 19


• Contribution figures, geographic location and support and opposition are based on information disclosed by the individual campaign committees and published by the California Secretary of State. Campaign committees can declare positions on multiple ballot measures, in these cases MAPLight.org has included the total figures from these committees on each relevant proposition page. Industry and interest designation based on analysis conducted by MAPLight.org.

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