California Prop. 26 - Campaign Contributions - Nov. 2010

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

This ballot measure (PASSED)    Background

Prop. 26 requires that certain state and local fees be approved by 2/3 vote. Fees include those that address adverse impacts on society or the environment caused by the fee–payer's business. initiative constitutional amendment. (Source: Official Voter Information Guide)

In Support of Prop. 26

Contributions $18,310,567
Votes 3,713,208 (52.9%)

In Opposition to Prop. 26:

Contributions $6,593,639
Votes 3,314,632 (47.1%)

Top Contributors

In Support of Prop. 26

California Chamber of Commerce $3,937,323
Chevron Corporation $3,750,000   
American Beverage Association $2,450,000
Philip Morris USA Inc. * $2,250,000
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. * $925,000
ConocoPhillips $525,000
Cypress Management Company, Inc. * $500,000
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association $432,948
Wine Institute * $381,093
Aera Energy LLC $350,000
MillerCoors $350,000
* Includes contributions from the Small Business Action Committee    

In Opposition to Prop. 26

Democratic State Central Committee of California $1,332,039
Thomas F. Steyer $1,000,000
League of Conservation Voters (Prop. 23 Committee) $900,000
California Teachers Association $505,050
California State Council of Service Employees $500,000   
John Doerr $400,000
Ella Baker Center $350,000
SCOPE S.I. $275,000
A.L.L.E.R.T. $200,000
California Public Securities Association $150,000
State Building and Construction Trades Council of California $150,000

Contributions by Industry/Interest

In Support of Prop. 26

Oil & Gas $5,193,500
Pro-Business $3,977,323   
Food & Beverage $2,601,500
Tobacco $2,250,000
Alcohol Producers $2,105,196
Construction/Real Estate $1,077,500
Anti-Tax $443,948
Financial $260,000
Republican $200,000
Insurance $171,000
Transportation $15,000
Car Dealers $10,000
Unknown $3,600
Forestry $1,000
Metalworking $1,000

In Opposition to Prop. 26

Liberal $2,014,314
Unions $1,881,142   
Financial $1,550,000
Environmental $905,000
Unknown $240,784
Alcohol Industry Watchdog $2,400

Contributions by Industry in Support of Prop. 26


Contributions by Industry in Opposition to Prop. 26

 


• 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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