March 2020 Primary Election

Last Modified: May 06, 2022


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 March 2020 primary election. The following key explains the symbols used to indicate changes after each new update.

Status Key

Key Description
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. 13 Support Authorizes Bonds for Facility Repair, Contruction, and Modernization at Public Preschools, K-12 Schools, Community Colleges, and Universityes. Legislative Statute.   $10,597,470
Prop. 13 Support Lisa Calderon for Assembly $1,078,000
Total from top contributors: $11,675,470

Proposition 13


Californians for Safe Schools and Healthy Learning, Yes on Prop 13, a Committee Supported by Governor Newsom, teachers, nurses and firefighters
No. Contributor State Status Total Contributions

California Coalition for Public Higher Education Issues Committee

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $1,900,000

Californians for Quality Schools, Sponsored by the California Building Industry Association (CBIA)

Top Donors to Contributor

CA + $1,704,742

Coalition for Adequate School Housing Issues Committee

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $1,050,000
4 California Teachers Association Issues PAC CA - $1,000,000
5 SEIU California State Council Issues Committee CA - $500,000
6 California Charter Schools Association CA - $400,137
7 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America DC - $334,000
8 Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Issues Committee CA - $333,333
9 Northern California Carpenters Regional Council Issues PAC CA - $330,000

California Democratic Party

Top Donors to Contributor

CA - $254,200
Total from top contributors: $7,806,142

Yes on Prop 13 - California Coalition for Higher Public Education 
No. Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 Southern California Partnership for Jobs CA ↑+ $300,000
2 UC Berkely Foundation CA 
3 UC Santa Barbara Foundation Institution CA - $200,000
4 University of California San Francisco Foundation
CA - $200,000
5 UCLA Foundation CA - $200,000
6 University of California San Diego Foundation
CA - $175,000
7 UC Davis Foundation CA - $100,000
8 University of Califonria Irvine Foundation
CA - $100,000
9 University of California Riverside Foundation
CA - $100,000
10 California State University Merced Foundation
CA NEW $50,000
Total from top contributors: $1,625,000

Californians for Quality Schools, sponsored by the California Building Industry Association - Yes on Prop 13
No. Contributor State Status Total Contributions
1 Five Point Holdings, LLC and Affiliated Entities CA - $350,000
2 RMV Community Development, LLC and Aggregated Contributions CA - $320,000
3 Horton, D.R. and Affiliated Entities TX - $160,000
4 Lennar Homes of California, Inc. and Affiliated Entities CA - $149,797
5 California Correctional Peace Officers Association Truth in American Government Fund (non-profit 501 © (5))  CA NEW $100,000
6 Bay Area Association of SMACNA Chapters Administrative Services CA NEW $100,000
7 Lewis Pacific Partners CA - $100,000
8 KB Home CA - $88,961
9 TRI Pointe Group, Inc. and its affiliated entities including TRI Pointe Homes, Inc. and Pardee Homes CA - $77,766
10 Shea Homes and Affiliated Entites AZ - $69,803
Total from top contributors: $1,166,328


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