California Prop. 24 - Campaign Contributions - Nov. 2010

Updated as of Nov. 4, 2010 4 p.m.

This ballot measure (FAILED)    Background

Prop. 24 repeals recent legislation that would allow businesses to lower their tax liability. Initiative statute. Fiscal Impact: Increased state revenues of about $1.3 billion each year by 2012–13 from higher taxes paid by some businesses. Smaller increases in 2010–11 and 2011–12. (Source: Official Voter Information Guide)

In Support of Prop. 24

Contributions $15,110,177
Votes 2,926,649 (41.5%)

In Opposition to Prop. 24:

Contributions $15,488,000
Votes 4,124,652 (58.5%)

Top Contributors

In Support of Prop. 24

California Teachers Association $8,886,742
America's Families First, Inc. $2,150,000
National Education Association $2,125,000
Alliance For A Better California 2010 $556,131
Ella Baker $350,000
SCOPE S.I. $275,000
A.L.L.E.R.T. $200,000
Service Employees International Union Local 1000 $100,432
American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees $100,000
California Federation of Teachers $100,000
California School Employees Association $100,000

In Opposition to Prop. 24

Genentech, Inc. $1,600,500
Cisco Systems Inc. $1,600,000
Viacom Inc. $1,600,000
General Electric Company $1,500,000
Time Warner $1,500,000
The Walt Disney Company $1,400,000
Fox Group, A Division Of News America Inc. $1,325,000
CBS Corporation $1,250,000
Qualcomm Incorporated $1,000,000
Johnson & Johnson $775,000

Contributions by Industry/Interest

In Support of Prop. 24

Unions $11,998,120
America's Families First, Inc. $2,150,000
Liberal $675,175
A.L.L.E.R.T. $200,000
Yes on Prop 1A and 1B, Repay And Protect Our Schools $86,882

In Opposition to Prop. 24

Media $7,275,000
Medical $3,301,000
Technology $3,202,000
General Electric $1,500,000
Entertainment $100,000
Financial $70,000
Pro-Business $25,000
Transportation $15,000

Contributions by Industry in Support of Prop. 24


Contributions by Industry in Opposition to Prop. 24

• 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 has included the total figures from these committees on each relevant proposition page. Industry and interest designation based on analysis conducted by

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