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'''Stephen Bing''' is a real estate heir.  He was a major donor to [[California Proposition 87 (2006)|California's Prop 87]] in 2006.  According to the Los Angeles Times, the approximately $50 million that Bing spent on the failed initiative was "the biggest single personal investment in a ballot proposition in state history."<ref>[http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/politicalmuscle/2007/02/stephen_bings_n.html ''Los Angeles Times'', "Stephen Bing's New Endeavor", February 27, 2007]</ref>
 
'''Stephen Bing''' is a real estate heir.  He was a major donor to [[California Proposition 87 (2006)|California's Prop 87]] in 2006.  According to the Los Angeles Times, the approximately $50 million that Bing spent on the failed initiative was "the biggest single personal investment in a ballot proposition in state history."<ref>[http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/politicalmuscle/2007/02/stephen_bings_n.html ''Los Angeles Times'', "Stephen Bing's New Endeavor", February 27, 2007]</ref>
  
==Ballot measure involvement==
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==Political giving==
  
In addition to the $50 million he donated to Prop 87, Bing also was a donor to:
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Bing donates under his name and his entertainment company (Shangri-La Entertainment) also has been a major donor to political causes.
  
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===Ballot measures===
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* [[California Proposition 87 (2006|Proposition 87]]
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* [[California Proposition 77 (2005)|Proposition 77]]
 
* [[California Proposition 57 (2004)|Proposition 57]].
 
* [[California Proposition 57 (2004)|Proposition 57]].
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===Candidates, parties===
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Since 2000, Bing has given $640,172 to the California Democratic Party.
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Political candidates to whom Bing has donated include:
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* Dick Durbin, Rahm Emmanuel, Al Franken, Hillary Clinton.<ref name=open>[http://www.opensecrets.org/indivs/donor_lookup.php?name=Bing,%20Stephen ''Open Secrets'', Records of donations from Stephen Bing]</ref>
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Candidate committees Bing has donated to include:
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* Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
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* Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.<ref name=open/>
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===Other===
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Bing donated between $10-25 million to the [http://www.clintonfoundation.org William J. Clinton Foundation].<ref>[http://www.clintonfoundation.org/contributors/index.php?page=1 Donors to the William J. Clinton Foundation listed by donation range]</ref>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 06:35, 28 July 2009

Stephen Bing is a real estate heir. He was a major donor to California's Prop 87 in 2006. According to the Los Angeles Times, the approximately $50 million that Bing spent on the failed initiative was "the biggest single personal investment in a ballot proposition in state history."[1]

Political giving

Bing donates under his name and his entertainment company (Shangri-La Entertainment) also has been a major donor to political causes.

Ballot measures

Candidates, parties

Since 2000, Bing has given $640,172 to the California Democratic Party.

Political candidates to whom Bing has donated include:

  • Dick Durbin, Rahm Emmanuel, Al Franken, Hillary Clinton.[2]

Candidate committees Bing has donated to include:

  • Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
  • Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.[2]

Other

Bing donated between $10-25 million to the William J. Clinton Foundation.[3]

External links

References

  1. Los Angeles Times, "Stephen Bing's New Endeavor", February 27, 2007
  2. 2.0 2.1 Open Secrets, Records of donations from Stephen Bing
  3. Donors to the William J. Clinton Foundation listed by donation range