Michael Bloomberg Enters CA Prop. 29 (Cigarette Tax) Money Race with a $500K Contribution
A MapLight analysis of campaign contribution data from the California Secretary of State shows that a recent contribution of $500K from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg raises the total for committees supporting California's Proposition 29 (Cigarette Tax) to $8.5 million. Committees opposing California's Proposition 29 have raised nearly $40 million.
To view a spreadsheet of itemized contributions received, contributions made, and expenditures made for Prop. 29, please click here or click on the "download all contributions" link from the Prop. 29 Funding page.
TOP TEN CONTRIBUTORS FOR & AGAINST PROP. 29:
For information on Proposition 28 (Term Limits) please click here.
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