Recall Election

Below are lists of the top 10 contributors to committees that have raised at least $1,000,000 and are primarily formed to support or oppose a recall election. 

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Recall of State Senator Josh Newman, State Senate District 29

Supporting

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

Opposing

  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

Newman, Sponsored by California Alliance for Jobs and the State Building & Construction Trades Council of California; Californias for Better Communities, Opposing the Recall of Senator Josh (Formerly Californians for Better Communities)

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $250,000
2 California Teachers Association/Issues PAC CA - $250,000
3

California Democratic Party

Top Donors to Contributor

CA +
$171,101
4

Newman for State Senate 2016 (Officeholder: State Senate District 29)

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $155,000
  Josh Newman for Senate 2020** CA - -
  **Entity affiliates with Newman for Senate 2016 for contribution total      
5 D.R.I.V.E - Democrat, Republican, Independent Voter Education (The PAC of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters)
CA - $100,000
6 Southern California Partnership for Jobs (Nonprofit 501 (c)(6))
CA -
$100,000
7 State Building and Construction Trades Council of California Independent Expenditure PAC
CA -
$100,000
8 Operating Engineers Local Union No. 12 Political Fund
CA - $75,000
9 Consumer Attorneys of California Independent Campaign Committee
CA -
$50,000
10 California Nurses Association Political Action Committee (CNA-PAC)
CA -
$50,000
11 Operating Engineers Local Union 3 Statewide PAC CA - $50,000
12 California Professional Firefighters Ballot Issue Committee CA - $50,000
Total from top contributors $1,401,101

Recall of State Senator Josh Newman, State Senate District 29

Supporting

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

Opposing

Friends of Josh Newman Opposed to the Recall
  Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1

Newman, Sponsored by California Alliance for Jobs and the State Building & Construction Trades Council of California; Californias for Better Communities, Opposing the Recall of Senator Josh (Formerly Californians for Better Communities)

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $250,000
2 California Teachers Association/Issues PAC CA - $250,000
3

California Democratic Party

Top Donors to Contributor

CA +
$171,101
4

Newman for State Senate 2016 (Officeholder: State Senate District 29)

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $155,000
  Josh Newman for Senate 2020** CA - -
  **Entity affiliates with Newman for Senate 2016 for contribution total      
5 D.R.I.V.E - Democrat, Republican, Independent Voter Education (The PAC of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters)
CA - $100,000
6 Southern California Partnership for Jobs (Nonprofit 501 (c)(6))
CA -
$100,000
7 State Building and Construction Trades Council of California Independent Expenditure PAC
CA -
$100,000
8 Operating Engineers Local Union No. 12 Political Fund
CA - $75,000
9 Consumer Attorneys of California Independent Campaign Committee
CA -
$50,000
10 California Nurses Association Political Action Committee (CNA-PAC)
CA -
$50,000
11 Operating Engineers Local Union 3 Statewide PAC CA - $50,000
12 California Professional Firefighters Ballot Issue Committee CA - $50,000
Total from top contributors $1,401,101

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