DATA RELEASE: Who's Funding the Top Candidates for California Governor?
Jerry Brown (D) on Voter's Edge): $13.6M raised in total
Neel Kashkari (R) on Voter's Edge): $3M raised in total
Tim Donnelly (R) on Voter's Edge: $712.8K raised in total
Methodology: MapLight analysis of campaign contributions to the primary controlled committees of California candidates from January 1, 2013 - May 14, 2014. Top contributor figures are based on itemized records, aggregated by employer for individual donors and by affiliate organization for political action committees. Total raised figures are based on summaries submitted by candidate committees in Form 460 reports. All numbers are based on latest data made available by the California Secretary of State as of May 14, 2014.
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