Arno Political Consultants
Founded in 1979, APC has collected more than 120 million signatures on 500 ballot initiatives in twenty states. The firm is directed by Michael Arno. APC primarily, but not exclusively, works on conservative and libertarian ballot measures.
- California Proposition 29: $663,867
- California Proposition 33: $1,700,916
- California Proposition 38: $2,501,196
- California Proposition 16. "Direct Voices," a subsidiary of APC, was paid $2,199,794 to collect signatures to qualify Proposition 16 for the June 8, 2010 ballot in California.
- APC gathered signatures to put Issue 3, the Ohio Casino Initiative, on the November 3, 2009 ballot. The overall validity of the signatures were certified at just under 51%.
- In late 2007, APC was hired to collect signatures for the Presidential Election Reform Act . This ballot measure was ultimately abandoned. It aimed to change California's system of choosing representatives to the presidential Electoral College.
- Arno Political Consultants collected the signatures to qualify the Tribal Gaming Compacts (Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97) for the February 5, 2008 ballot, earning $947,745.88.
- APC collected the signatures to qualify Proposition 98 for the June 2008 California ballot, earning $900,000.
- APC collected the signatures to qualify the Proposition 3, the Children's Hospital Bond Act for the November 2008 ballot at a cost of about $1,028,000.
- Cal-Access, List of "Californians to Protect our Right to Vote" expenditures
- Reginald Fields"Ohio casino backers hire troubled California firm Arno Political Consultants" The Plain Dealer, April 28, 2009.
- Official Final Worklog from The Ohio SOS
- LA Times
- Expenditure detail Californians Against Unfair Deals
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