Billionaire-backed ballot measures

Billionaire State of Measure Measure Measure summary Position Amount Non-resident Billionaire position won? Measure outcome
Ben Walton Colorado Amendment Y, Z Create independent commissions for redistricting. Yes $250,000 Yes Yes Passed
Cale Bonderman Florida Amendment 4 Restore felon voting rights. Yes $700,000 Yes Yes Passed
Carrie Penner ColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistricting.Yes$50,000YesYesPassed
Connie Ballmer WashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownership.Yes$500,000NoYesPassed
Daniel Lewis FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$500,000NoYesPassed
Django Bonderman FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$500,000YesYesPassed
Dustin Moskovitz/Cari Tuna FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$750,000YesYesPassed
Dustin Moskovitz/Cari Tuna OhioIssue 1Reduce many drug felonies to misdemeanors and change other drug lawsYes$1,000,000YesNoFailed
Geoff Palmer CaliforniaProp 10Allow local governments to adopt rent control.No$2,000,000NoYesFailed
George Soros MissouriAmendment 1Change the state's campaign finance, lobbying and redistricting laws.Yes$550,000YesYesPassed
George Soros LouisianaAmendment 2Require unanimous jury decisions to convict on a felony charge.Yes$420,000YesYesPassed
George Soros FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$1,500,000YesYesPassed
George Soros WashingtonInitiative 940Broaden police liability for use of deadly force and add police training requirements.Yes$230,000YesYesPassed
George Soros OhioIssue 1Reduce many drug felonies to misdemeanors and change other drug lawsYes$1,500,000YesNoFailed
George Soros OregonMeasure 105Repeal the law that makes Oregon a "sanctuary state."No$180,000YesYesFailed
George Soros CaliforniaProp 10Allow local governments to adopt rent control.Yes$300,000YesNoFailed
George Soros MaineQuestion 1Enact taxes to pay for home care for seniors.Yes$200,000YesNoFailed
George Soros North CarolinaVoter ID AmendmentAmend state constitution to require photo ID to vote in personNo$500,000YesNoPassed
Greg Penner ColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistricting.Yes$50,000YesYesPassed
Henry Nicholas GeorgiaAmendment 4Enact a crime victims' bill of rights.Yes$8,300,000YesYesPassed
Henry Nicholas FloridaAmendment 6Enact a crime victims' bill of rights.Yes$30,370,000YesYesPassed
Henry Nicholas KentuckyMarsy's Law Crime Victims Rights AmendmentEnact a crime victims' bill of rights.Yes$4,885,000YesYesPassed
Henry Nicholas NevadaQuestion 1Enact a crime victims' bill of rights.Yes$645,000YesYesPassed
Henry Nicholas OklahomaQuestion 794Enact a crime victims' bill of rights.Yes$900,000YesYesPassed
James Simons FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$300,000YesYesPassed
John Arnold/Laura Arnold ColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistricting.Yes$250,000YesYesPassed
John Arnold/Laura Arnold MichiganProp 2Create an independent redistricting commission.Yes$250,000YesYesPassed
John Arnold/Laura Arnold UtahProp 4Create an independent redistricting commission.Yes$608,153YesYes*Passed*
John Childs AlaskaMeasure 1Protect salmon habitats.Yes$200,000YesNoFailed
Laurie Michaels FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$800,000YesYesPassed
Leslie Hanauer WashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownership.Yes$613,018NoYesPassed
Liz Simons FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$700,000YesYesPassed
Mark Zuckerberg/Priscilla Chan OhioIssue 1Reduce many drug felonies to misdemeanors and change other drug lawsYes$1,000,000YesNoFailed
Mark Zuckerberg/Priscilla Chan CaliforniaProp 1&2Authorize $4 billion for affordable-housing programs.Yes$250,000NoYesPassed
Michael Bloomberg ColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistricting.Yes$500,000YesYesPassed
Nicholas Pritzker FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$250,000YesYesPassed
Nick Hanauer WashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownership.Yes$613,018NoYesPassed
Nick Hanauer WashingtonInitiative 940Broaden police liability for use of deadly force and add police training requirements.Yes$250,000NoYesPassed
Pat Stryker ColoradoAmendment Y, ZCreate independent commissions for redistricting.Yes$600,000NoYesPassed
Paul Allen WashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownership.Yes$1,226,036NoYesPassed
Richard Uihlein MassachusettsQuestion 3Uphold current law banning discrimination based on gender identity.No$10,000YesNoPassed
Samantha Holloway FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$500,000YesYesPassed
Seth Klarman FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$250,000YesYesPassed
Seth Klarman MassachusettsQuestion 3Uphold current law banning discrimination based on gender identity.Yes$200,000NoYesPassed
Stacy Schusterman FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$500,000YesYesPassed
Steven Ballmer WashingtonInitiative 1639Increase restrictions on gun ownership.Yes$500,000NoYesPassed
Tom Steyer ArizonaProp 127Require electric utilities to use more renewable energy.Yes$8,257,347YesNoFailed
Tom Steyer NevadaQuestion 6Require electric utilities to use more renewable energy.Yes$1,900,000YesYesPassed
Zoe Bonderman FloridaAmendment 4Restore felon voting rights.Yes$700,000YesYesPassed

Source: State records; Ballotpedia; Open Society Foundations.
*Utah Proposition 4 was passing as of midday Wednesday by a narrow margin, but not all precincts had reported.