Initiatives and Referenda Failed to Qualify

Below are lists of the top 10 contributors to committees supporting and/or opposing state ballot measures that raised at least $1,000,000 for the November 2018 general election, but failed to qualify.

The lists do not show the total contributions to each committee, only the top 10 contributors who have contributed more than $10,000 to a committee that has raised more than $1,000,000.

For itemized contributions to these committees ($100 or more) and expenditures made by the committees, please click on the name of the committee in the Contributions to Committees, formed to, support or oppose to Ballot Measure(s) tab, to go to the committee's Cal-Access page. 

For additional information on ballot measure financing, go to the CA Secretary of State’s ballot measure page.

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
1836. (17-0039) Support Establishes New Consumer Privacy Rights; Expands Liability for Consumer Data Breaches. Initiative Statute
$3,249,000
1836. (17-0039) Oppose Establishes New Consumer Privacy Rights; Expands Liability for Consumer Data Breaches. Initiative Statute
$2,140,308
1846. (17-0050) Support Expands Requirement for Supermajority Approval to Enact New Revenue Measures. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
$9,554,969
1845. (17-0049) Support Eliminates Certain Liability for Lead-Paint Manufacturers. Authorizes Bonds to Fund Structural and Environmental Remediation Projects. Initiative Statute.  $8,000,000
1843. (17-0047) Support Increases Funding for Hospitals, Clinics, and Primary Care Providers Serving Low-Income Patients by Increasing Tax on Personal Income Over $1 Milion. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
$19,815,244
 
Total $42,759,521

1836. (17-0039)

Failed to Qualify

Supporting

Californians for Consumer Privacy
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 Alastair Mactaggart CA + $3,200,000
2 Michael Erickson CA - $49,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $3,249,000

Opposing

Committee to Protect California Jobs, Sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce and a Coalition of Innovative Companies
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 AT&T Inc. and it's Affiliates CA ↑+ $233,436
2 Comcast Corporation PA - $233,436
3 Google LLC CA - $233,436
4 California New Car Dealers Association Issues PAC CA - $200,000
5 Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Inc.  DC - $200,000
6 Facebook, Inc.  CA - $200,000
7 Verizon Communications Inc. and its Affiliates CA - $200,000
8 Amazon.com, Inc WA - $195,000
9 Microsoft Corporation WA -
$195,000
10 Personal Insurance Federation CMTE CA - $50,000
11 Interactive Advertising Bureau NY - $50,000
12 Data & Marketing Association NY -
$50,000
13 Uber Technologies, Inc. CA -
$50,000
14 Association of National Advertisers, Inc. NY -
$50,000
Total from top contributors $2,140,308

1846. (17-0050)

Failed to Qualify

Supporting

Californians for Accountability and Transparency in Government Spending, Sponsored by California Businesses
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

American Beverage Association California PAC (Non-Profit 501(C)(6))

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $8,299,969
2

California Business Roundtable Issues PAC

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $520,000
3 Andeavor TX - $400,000
4 The Wine Institute CA - $150,000
5 Chevron Corporation and its Subsidiaries/Affiliates CA - $145,000
6 Anheuser Busch Companies CA - $40,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $9,554,969

Opposing

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

1845. (17-0049)

Failed to Qualify

Supporting

Californians for Safe and Affordable Housing, sponsored by Manufacturing Companies
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 The Sherwin-Williams Company OH + $3,000,000
2 ConAgra Grocery Products Company, LLC NE + $3,000,000
3 NL Industries, Inc.  TX - $2,000,000
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $8,000,000

Opposing

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

1843. (17-0047)

Not a Qualified Ballot Measure

Supporting

Californians Care, Sponsored by Service Employees International Union - United Healthcare Workers West
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 SEIU - United Healthcare Workers West (Nonprofit 501(c)(5)* CA + $19,815,244
No other contribution has been made to this committee
Total from top contributors $19,815,244

Opposing

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