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Posted Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 3:35 pm
The story, Big business crushed ballot measures in 2014
, reported an incorrect total for Wal-Mart's contribution to a state ballot measure committee in North Dakota. The company actually contributed $3.6 million. Because of that error, the total amount contributed to ballot measure campaigns overall, as well as by the top 50 donors, were incorrect. The correct figures are $424 million and $266 million respectively.
Posted Sunday, October 26, 2014 4:09pm
The story, Corporations, advocacy groups spend big on ballot measures
, originally overstated the amount that Sustainable Hawaiian Agriculture for the Keiki and the ‘Aina has raised to back the ballot measure banning GMO farming, because of inaccurate information provided by one of the creators of a citizen-initiated ballot initiative. The group now says it raised about $76,000, not $700,000. The Center regrets the error.
Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2014 4:37pm
Posted Thursday, August 22, 2013 1:37 PM
The story, A hyper-super PAC boosts McAuliffe in Virginia race, originally stated that the Republican Governors Associated donated $1 million to Ken Cuccinelli's attorney general campaign account. That money instead went to Cuccinelli's gubernatorial campaign account as part of nearly $5.7 million it has donated overall.