June 2018 Primary Election

Last Modified: Jul, 12 2018

 

The lists below reflect top contributors as reported by committees that have raised at least $1,000,000 and are primarily formed to support or oppose a state ballot measure or a candidate for state office in the June 2018 primary election. The following key explains the symbols used to indicate changes after each new update.

Status Key

NEW A new person/entity has qualified as a top 10 contributor.
A contributor has moved up the list.
A contributor has moved down the list.
+ A contributor has made an additional contribution.
- No change has occurred with this contributor.

Top Contributors List

The following are the total amount donated by top contributors to each state ballot measure that is pending Secretary of State verification or are still circulating for signatures. These lists reflect contributions as reported by Primarily Formed Committees.

Measure # Sup/Op Circulating Title Top Aggregated
Contributions
Prop. 68 Support California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018  $7,579,691**
Prop. 69 Support Motor vehicle fees and taxes: restriction on expenditures: appropriations limit $6,262,500
Governor Support Antonio Villaraigosa $22,075,000
Governor Support Gavin Newsom $5,790,174
Lieutenant Governor Support Eleni Kounalakis $5,299,715
Superintendent of Public Instruction Support Marshall Tuck $7,261,178
Superintendent of Public Instruction Support Tony Thurmond $3,121,993
 
Total $57,400,251
 
 

Proposition 68

Supporting

Californians for Clean Water and Safe Parks, Sponsored by Conservation Groups
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

Committee for Clean Water, Natural Resources, and Parks

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $1,450,000
2 The Nature Conservancy VA + $1,355,756
3

Conservation Action Fund for Clean Water and Parks, sponsored by Environmental Organizations**

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $1,010,000
4 Julie Packard CA - $250,000
5 Anne G. Earhart CA - $200,000
6 Nancy Burnett CA - $200,000
7 National Audubon Society, Inc. CA -
$196,024
8 Los Angeles Waterkeeper (nonprofit (c)(3)) - Yes on Prop 68 CA - $180,000
9 Claire E. Perry CA - $150,000
10 Environment California nonprofit 501 (c)(4) for Prop 68 CA - $130,000
Total from top contributors $5,121,780

 

Yes on Proposition 68 - Conservation Action Fund for Clean Water and Parks, sponsored by Environmental Groups
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

Save the Redwoods League

CA - $350,000
2

The Wildlands Conservancy

CA -
$300,000
3 Peninsula Open Space Trust CA - $300,000
4 The Big Sur Land Trust CA - $75,000
5 The Conservation Fund CA - $50,000
6 Sonoma Land Trust CA - $50,000
7 The Nature Conservancy VA - $30,000
8 League to Save Lake Tahoe CA - $25,000
9 Sempervirens Fund CA - $25,000
10 Lake Tahoe Conservation Fund NV NEW $10,000
Total from top contributors $1,215,000

 

Committee for Clean Water, Natural Resources and Parks, Yes on Proposition 68
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

The California Trust For Public Land Action Fund

Top Donors to Contributor

CA +
$692,467
2

Sempervirens Fund

CA - $125,000
3 California State Parks Foundation CA - $75,000
4 Environmental & Energy Consulting CA + $71,444
5 Marieke Rothschild CA - $50,000
6 Save the Redwoods League CA - $50,000
7 Regional Parks Foundation VA -
$50,000
8

California Parks & Recreation Society Supporting Clean Water

Top Donors to Contributor

CA -
$49,000
9 California Association of Local Conservation Corps CA - $45,000
10 California Trout, Inc. CA -
$35,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $1,242,911

Opposing

No committee opposing this ballot measure raised enough money to reach the reporting threshold for this list. 

Proposition 69

Supporting

Coalition to Protect Local Transportation Improvements, Yes on Prop. 69, sponsored by business, labor, local governments, transportation advocates and taxpayers
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

California Alliance for Jobs - Rebuild California Committee

CA - $1,272,500
2

Members' Voice of the State Building and Construction Trade Council of California

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $1,000,000
3 United Contractors CA - $1,000,000
4 International Union of Operating Engineers CA - $500,000
5 Northern California District Council of Laborers Issues PAC CA NEW $400,000
6 Southern California District Council of Laborers Issues PAC CA NEW $400,000
7 Laborers Pacific Southwest Regional Organizing Coalition Issues PAC CA
$400,000
8

League of California Cities CITIPAC

Top Donors to Contributor

CA
$290,000
9 Granite Construction Company CA
$250,000
10 Vulcan Materials Company CA
$250,000
11 De Silva Gates Construction CA
$250,000
12 County Supervisors Association California dba California State Assn. of Counties (Nonprofit 501 (C)(4)) - Yes on Prop. 69 CA
$250,000
Total from top contributors $6,262,500

Opposing

No committee opposing this ballot measure raised enough money to reach the reporting threshold for this list. 

Governor

Antonio Villaraigosa

Supporting

Families & Teachers for Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor 2018, sponsored by California Charter Schools Association Advocates
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 Reed Hastings CA - $7,000,000
2 William E. Oberdorf CA ↑+ $3,750,000
3 Eli Broad CA
$3,525,000
4 Michael R. Bloomberg NY
$3,500,000
5 Arthur Rock CA -
$1,000,000
6 Richard Riordan CA -
$1,000,000
7 Alice L. Walton AR -
$750,000
8 Robert A. Day CA - $250,000
9 Edward H. McDermott CA - $100,000
10

Elect Villaraigosa Governor of California 2018

Top Donors to Contributor

WA - $100,000
11 Stacy H. Schusterman OK - $100,000
Total from top contributors $22,075,000

Opposing

No committee opposing this candidate raised enough money to reach the reporting threshold for this list.

Gavin Newsom

Supporting

Citizens Supporting Gavin Newsom for Governor 2018, sponsored by Labor Organizations
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 SEIU California State Council Political Committee CA - $1,004,650
2 Blue Shield of California CA + $986,440
3 Service Employees International Union Local 1000, Keeping California Healthy, Safe and Strong CA - $500,000
4

Dignity CA SEIU Local 2015

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $500,000
5 California Professional Firefighters IE PAC CA - $250,000
6 Faculty for our University's Future, a committee sponsored by the California Faculty Association CA - $250,000
7 Standing Committee on Political Education of the California Labor Federation AFL-CIO CA -
$250,000
8 PACE of California School Employees Association CA -
$250,000
9 California Statewide Law Enforcement Association IEC CA - $200,000
10 United Domestic Workers of America Action Fund CA - $200,000
Total from top contributors $4,391,090

 

Education Organizations for Gavin Newsom for Governor 2018
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

California Teachers Association Independent Expenditure Committee

 

 

Top Donors to Contributor

 

CA + $1,099,084
2 California Federation of Teachers COPE CA - $250,000
3

California Professional Firefighters IE PAC

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $50,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $1,399,084

Opposing

No committee opposing this candidate raised enough money to reach the reporting threshold for this list.

 

 

Lieutenant Governor

Eleni Kounalakis

Supporting

Californians for Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Governor 2018, Sponsored by the California Medical Association
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 Angelo Tsakopoulos CA - $4,999,715
2

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Independent Expenditure Committee

Top Donors for Contributor

CA NEW $200,000
2

California Medical Association Independent Expenditure Committee

Top Donors for Contributor

CA
$100,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $5,299,715

Opposing

No committee opposing this candidate raised enough money to reach the reporting threshold for this list.

 

 

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Marshall Tuck

Supporting

Students, Parents and Teachers supporting Marshall Tuck for Superintendent of Public Instruction 2018, a project of EdVoice
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

EdVoice for the Kids PAC

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $7,246,178
2 Michael Stoppelman CA NEW $15,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $7,261,178

Opposing

No committee opposing this candidate raised enough money to reach the reporting threshold for this list.

 

Tony Thurmond

Supporting

Educators Supporting Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction 2018 sponsored by teachers organizations
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 California Teachers Association Independent Expenditure Committee

Top Donors to Contributor

CA + $2,216,993
2 California Federation of Teachers COPE CA - $500,000
3 Faculty for our University's Future, a committee sponsored by the California Faculty Association CA - $130,000
4 SEIU California State Council Political Committee CA - $125,000
5 PACE of California School Employees Association CA - $125,000
6 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees - CA People (AFSCME CA People) Small Contributor Committee CA - $25,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $3,121,993

Opposing

No committee opposing this candidate raised enough money to reach the reporting threshold for this list.