List of California Proposition 98 Opposition

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See also: Proposition 98, Proposition 99 and Proposition 98 versus Proposition 99
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Top donors opposing Proposition 98

Donor Amount
League of California Cities $5,761,347
California League of Conservation Voters $2,900,000
California State Association of Counties $1,196,935
California State Council of Service Employees $900,000
California Redevelopment Association $506,758
Nature Conservancy $500,000
California Teachers Association $350,000
State Building & Construction Trades Council $275,000
California Public Securities Association $275,000
California Alliance for Jobs $250,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust $250,000
National Audubon Society $250,000
SEIU Local 1000 $200,000
California Conservation Campaign $100,000
California State Association of Electrical Workers $100,000
California State Pipe Trades Council $100,000
Environmental Defense Action Fund $100,000
Forest City Residential West $100,000
Natural Resources Defense Council $100,000
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters $100,000

Groups listed as opposing Proposition 98


Western Growers Association, Nisei Farmers League, Grower Shipper Association of Central California.


League of California Cities, California State Association of Counties, California Special Districts Association, California Association of Councils of Government, California Chapter of the American, Planning Association, California Redevelopment Association.

City and county governments

City of Santa Clarita.[1] City of Farmersville.[2]


Consumer Federation of California, Consumers Coalition of California.


California Teachers Association, California School Boards Association, Association of California School Administrators

Elected Officials

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former Governor of California Pete Wilson, Speaker of the House, U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Representative George Radanovich (R-Mariposa, California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer


National Wildlife Federation, Audubon California, California League of Conservation Voters Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club California, California Coastal Commission, Trust for Public Land, California Council of Land Trusts, California Park and Recreation Society, Defenders of Wildlife, Environmental Defense, Center for Biological Diversity, Planning and Conservation League, Endangered Habitats League, LandWatch Monterey County, Save the Bay, California Oak Foundation, Greenbelt Alliance, Healthy Homes Collaborative, Mariposans for the Environment and Responsible Government, The Nature Conservancy, Pacific Forest Trust, Peninsula Open Space Trust, San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust, Inc., Sonoma County Conservation Action, Wild Heritage Planners


National Coalition of Hispanic Organizations, Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic Renaissance CDC South Asian Network


Lutheran Office of Public Policy-California, California Church Impact, LA Voice – Pico, Marin Interfaith Worker Justice, St. Anthony Foundation

Good Government

League of Women Voters of California


California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies, Mental Health Association in California, Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles, National Health Law Program, AIDS Legal Referral Panel


League of California Homeowners, Golden State Manufactured-Home Owners League, Inc. (GSMOL), California Mobile Homes Resource and Action Association, Coalition of Mobile Home Owners- California, Resident Owned Parks, Inc. (ROP), Alta Laguna Mobile Home Park Residents Committee American Canyon Manufactured Home Owners Coalition, Butte County Mobile-Home Owners Association, CMRAA/Cal Hawaiian Home Owners Association, Contempo Marin Homeowners Association, County Mobilehome Positive Action Committee, EMPAC (Escondito Mobile/ Manufactured Home Positive Action Committee), GSMOL Chapter 1613, GSMOL Chapter 1539, GSMOL Chapter 1517, GSMOL Chapter 1279, GSMOL Chapter 1200, GSMOL Chapter 820, GSMOL Chapter 708, GSMOL Chapter 161 Hayward Mobilehome Owners Association, Home Owners Acting Together H.A.T., Homeowners Association of Cameron, Mobile Estates, Los Rancheros Association, Inc.Mobile Home Owners, Coalition Mobile Parks West Homeowners Association, Mobilehome Residents Alliance of Nevada County, Monarch Country Mobile Home Owners Association, Mountain Springs Homeowners Association Neighborhood Friendss, New Frontier Homeowner Association, Oceanside Manufactured Homes Association, Palos Verdes Shores Homeowners Association, Portola Heights Homeowners Association, San Lorenzo Mobile Home Park Homeowners’ Association, San Marcos Mobilehome Residents Association, San Rafael Mobile Home Estates Homeowners Association, Santa Ana Mobile Home Owners Association, Sonoma County Mobilehome Owners Association, Sonoma No Condo Conversion Coalition


California Transportation Commission, Transportation Agency for Monterey County, California Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers


California Labor Federation, SEIU California State Council, State Building and Construction Trades Council, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), National Organization of Legal Services Workers NOLSW, UAW Local 2320, AFL-CIO, (AFSCME) Los Angeles Retiree Chapter 36, (AFSCME) Chapter 2712, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, San Francisco Labor Council, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, Marin County Building and Construction Trades Council, People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER), Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 159


California Democratic Party, Democratic Women’s Club, Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club, Burbank Democratic Club, Democrats of Pasadena Foothills, Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, Santa Monica Democratic Club, Women Democrats of Placer County

Public Interest/Community

California ACORN, Western Center on Law and Poverty, California Partnership, California Alliance Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, National Lawyers Guild, Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment, American Civil Liberties Union, Northern California, American Civil Liberties Union, Southern California, Progressive Jewish Alliance, Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) Southern California Chapter National Lawyers Guild- Los Angeles, Friends Committee on Legislation of California, Accountable Development Coalition, ArtsCorpsLA, Asian Law Caucus Bay Area Immigrant Rights Coalition, Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, California Association of Human Relations Organizations, Californians for Justice, California Immigrant Policy Center Centro Legal De La Raza, Charles Houston Bar Association, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Community Advocacy Center, Community United Against Violence, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, Equal Justice Society, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Greenlining Institute, Impact Fund, Inner City Law Center, La Raza Centro Legal, Law Center for Families, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness, Los Angeles Community Action Network, Los Angeles Community Legal Center and Educational, Los Angeles Metropolitan Alliance, Mexican American Bar Association, Miracle Mile Action Committee, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Center for Youth Law, National Latina/o Law Student Association, Oakland ACORN, One Stop Immigration Counselor, Online Policy Group, Our City, People’s CORE, People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER), Pride at Work San Francisco, Public Advocates, P.U.E.B.L.O., Rainbow - PUSH, Public Counsel, San Francisco Human Rights Commision, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), Union de Vecinos

Public Safety

California Professional Firefighters, California Police Chiefs Association, California Fire Chiefs Associatio, Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), San Francisco Black Firefighters Inc.

Renter Advocates/Housing Providers

Housing Californiam, California Housing Consortium (CHC), California Coalition for Rural Housing, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Coalition for Economic Survival Coalition to Protect California Renters, Tenants Together, Eviction Defense Collaborative, California Council for Affordable Housing, Mercy Housing California, Affordable Housing Coalition of San Diego, Coalition L.A., Coalition to Save Parkmerced, Community Housing Partnership, Concilio de Inquilinos: Local 1012, Council of Tenants- Los Angeles, EAH Housing Eviction Defense Network, First Community Housing, Housing Justice Campaign, Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, Housing Rights Center, Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco, Housing Rights, Inc., Inquilinos Unidos, Just Cause Oakland, Lincoln Place Tenants Association, Los Angeles Rent Adjustment Commission, Novato Housing Coalition, Oakland Housing, Residential Rent and Relocation Board, Oakland Tenants Union, Parkmerced Residents’ Organization, Rural California Housing Company, Sacramento Housing Alliance, Sacramento Mutual Housing Association St. Peter’s Housing Committee, San Diego Housing Federation, San Diego Renters Union, San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations, San Francisco Tenants Union, Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights, Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing, Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco, Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC), Venice Community Housing Corporation


AARP, California Alliance for Retired Americans, Older Women’s League of California, Gray Panthers California, California Senior Advocates League, San Francisco Gray Panthers Senior Action Network, Senior Council


San Diego County Taxpayers Association, California Tax Reform Association


Association of California Water Agencies, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Friant Water Users Authority, San Diego County Water Authority, Castaic Lake Water Agency, El Dorado Irrigation District, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, Newhall County Water District, Soquel Creek Water District, South San Joaquin Irrigation District, Turlock Irrigation District, Vallecitos Irrigation District, Vista Irrigation District


California National Organization for Women, California Women’s Agenda, Center for Young Wonen’s Development, Valley Women’s Club

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