CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE
JUNE 2, 1998 PRIMARY ELECTION

 Financing California's
Statewide Ballot Measures:
Campaign Receipts and Expenditures
through June 30, 1998


 
This report by the Secretary of State summarizes campaign financing activity to qualify, support and oppose all of California's statewide measures on the June 2, 1998 primary election ballot. The time period of activity covered by the report begins when funds were first raised or spent to qualify, support or oppose a measure, and the period ends as of June 30, 1998.

There were nine primary election ballot measures. Propositions 219 through 222 were placed on the ballot by the State Legislature, and Propositions 223 through 227 were initiatives.

The report shows that $55,377,378 was raised to qualify, support and oppose all nine measures, and $54,376,023 was spent on these measures. (These amounts exclude transfers among the committees identified in the report.)

Proposition 226 (restricting political contributions by union members) was the measure that involved the most campaign financing. More than $6 million was raised and spent to qualify and support Proposition 226, and more than $23 million was raised and spent to oppose it.

The information in the report is derived from campaign disclosure statements filed with the Secretary of State, pursuant to the Political Reform Act of 1974, by committees formed to qualify, support or oppose one or more of the ballot measures. This information does not include "independent expenditures" that may have been made in connection with the measures. (Note: Total expenditures or "costs" identified in the report include accrued expenses and in-kind contributions received in connection with each measure.)

 

Total Campaign Receipts through June 30, 1998

Proposition

Support

Oppose

Total

219

0

0

0

220

0

0

0

221

0

0

0

222

31,847

0

31,847

223

1,586,527

2,596,605

4,183,132

224

3,995,205

10,597,650

14,592,855

225

401,648

0

401,648

226

6,240,157

23,574,924

29,815,081

227

1,513,861

4,838,954

6,352,815

Grand Totals

13,769,245

41,608,133

55,377,378


 
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