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Financing California's Statewide Ballot Measures: 
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 NOVEMBER 5, 1996 GENERAL ELECTION
PROPOSITION 215: MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.
VOTE: YES 55.58
NO 44.42
 
SUPPORT 
Californians for Compassionate Use ID# 960825
CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED 
Under $10,000 $ 40,486 
$10,000 or more
TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED  $ 40,486
TOTAL EXPENDITURES AND ACCRUED EXPENSES $ 35,335 
In-Kind contributions/payments  0
TOTAL COSTS  $ 35,335 
 
SUPPORT 
Californians for Medical Rights ID# 960531 
CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED 
Under $10,000 $ 54,186 
$10,000 or more  2,225,478 
Itemized contributions of $10,000 or more
Alameda Medical/Marijuana PAC  $ 19,500 
American’s For Medical Rights Foundation  17,585 
Dennis Trading Group, Inc.  100,000 
Goldman, Rich 25,011 
L.F.P., Inc.  10,000 
Lewis, Peter  500,000 
Life Aids Lobby  369,750 
Richland Mills Company  10,000 
Rockefeller, Laurance  50,000 
Rosenbaum, Marsha  25,000 
Social Policy Forum, The  63,632 
Soros, George  550,000 
Sperling, John  200,000
Zimmer, George 260,000 
Zimmer, James Edward  25,000 
TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED  $ 2,279,664 
TOTAL EXPENDITURES AND ACCRUED EXPENSES  $ 2,031,151
In-Kind contributions/payments  43,080 
TOTAL COSTS  $ 2,074,231 
 
SUPPORT 
Friends of Proposition 215: The Compassionate Use Act of 1996 ID# 961277 
No Activity 
 
SUPPORT 
Southern Californians for Compassionate Use ID# 943649 
CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED 
Under $10,000  $ 54,385 
$10,000 or more  86,985 
Itemized contributions of $10,000 or more
Drug Policy Foundation, The  $ 26,500 
Gieringer, Dale H.  44,885 
Peron, Dennis  15,600 
TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED  $ 141,370
TOTAL EXPENDITURES AND ACCRUED EXPENSES $ 112,768 
In-Kind contributions/payments  33,760 
TOTAL COSTS  $ 146,528 
 
OPPOSE 
Citizens for a Drug Free California, A Project of Citizens for Economic Progress ID# 960845 
CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED 
Under $10,000  $ 21,612 
$10,000 or more  12,000 
Itemized contributions of $10,000 or more 
California Narcotic Officers’ Association PAC  $ 12,000 
TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED  $ 33,612 
TOTAL EXPENDITURES AND ACCRUED EXPENSES  $ 32,547 
In-Kind contributions/payments 
TOTAL COSTS  $ 32,547 
 


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