Ballot measures backed by billionaires


Billionaire State of Measure Measure Measure Summary Position Amount Non-resident?
John ChildsAlaskaMeasure 1Protect salmon habitatsYes$200,000Yes
Tom SteyerArizonaProp 127Require electric utilities to use more renewable energyYes$8,257,347Yes
Mark Zuckerberg/Priscilla ChanCaliforniaProp 1&2Authorize $4 billion for affordable-housing programsYes$250,000No
Geoff PalmerCaliforniaProp 10Allow local governments to adopt rent controlNo$2,000,000No
George SorosCaliforniaProp 10Allow local governments to adopt rent controlYes$300,000Yes
Ben WaltonColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistrictingYes$250,000Yes
Carrie PennerColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistrictingYes$50,000Yes
Greg PennerColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistrictingYes$50,000Yes
John Arnold/Laura ArnoldColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistrictingYes$250,000Yes
Michael BloombergColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistrictingYes$500,000Yes
Pat StrykerColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistrictingYes$600,000No
Cale BondermanFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$700,000Yes
Daniel LewisFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$500,000No
Django BondermanFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$500,000Yes
Dustin Moskovitz/Cari TunaFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$750,000Yes
George SorosFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$1,500,000Yes
James SimonsFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$300,000Yes
Laurie MichaelsFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$800,000Yes
Liz SimonsFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$700,000Yes
Nicholas PritzkerFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$250,000Yes
Samantha HollowayFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$500,000Yes
Seth KlarmanFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$250,000Yes
Stacy SchustermanFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$500,000Yes
Zoe BondermanFloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rightsYes$700,000Yes
Henry NicholasFloridaAmendment 6Enact a crime victims' bill of rightsYes$30,370,000Yes
Henry NicholasGeorgiaAmendment 4Enact a crime victims' bill of rightsYes$8,300,000Yes
Henry NicholasKentuckyMarsy's Law Crime Victims Rights AmendmentEnact a crime victims' bill of rightsYes$4,885,000Yes
George SorosLouisianaAmendment 2Require unanimous jury decisions to convict on a felony chargeYes$420,000Yes
George SorosMaineQuestion 1Enact taxes to pay for home care for seniorsYes$200,000Yes
Richard UihleinMassachusettsQuestion 3Uphold current law banning discrimination based on gender identityNo$10,000Yes
Seth KlarmanMassachusettsQuestion 3Uphold current law banning discrimination based on gender identityYes$200,000No
John Arnold/Laura ArnoldMichiganProp 2Create an independent redistricting commissionYes$250,000Yes
George SorosMissouriAmendment 1Change the state's campaign finance, lobbying and redistricting lawsYes$550,000Yes
Henry NicholasNevadaQuestion 1Enact a crime victims' bill of rightsYes$645,000Yes
Tom SteyerNevadaQuestion 6Require electric utilities to use more renewable energyYes$1,900,000Yes
George SorosNorth CarolinaVoter ID AmendmentAmend state constitution to require photo ID to vote in personNo$500,000Yes
Dustin Moskovitz/Cari TunaOhioIssue 1Reduce many drug felonies to misdemeanors and change other drug lawsYes$1,000,000Yes
George SorosOhioIssue 1Reduce many drug felonies to misdemeanors and change other drug lawsYes$1,500,000Yes
Mark Zuckerberg/Priscilla ChanOhioIssue 1Reduce many drug felonies to misdemeanors and change other drug lawsYes$1,000,000Yes
Henry NicholasOklahomaQuestion 794Enact a crime victims' bill of rightsYes$900,000Yes
George SorosOregonMeasure 105Repeal the law that makes Oregon a "sanctuary state"No$180,000Yes
John Arnold/Laura ArnoldUtahProp 4Create an independent redistricting commissionYes$608,153Yes
Connie BallmerWashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownershipYes$500,000No
Leslie HanauerWashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownershipYes$613,018No
Nick HanauerWashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownershipYes$613,018No
Paul AllenWashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownershipYes$1,226,036No
Steven BallmerWashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownershipYes$500,000No
George SorosWashingtonInitiative 940Broaden police liability for use of deadly force and add police training requirementsYes$230,000Yes
Nick HanauerWashingtonInitiative 940Broaden police liability for use of deadly force and add police training requirementsYes$250,000No

Sources: State campaign records; Ballotpedia; Open Society Foundations