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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</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''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>
  
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==Political giving==
  
==Campaign Financial Involvement==
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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.
  
In addition to the $50 million he donated to Prop 87, Bing also was a donor to:
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===Ballot measures===
  
:*[[California Proposition 57 (2004)|Proposition 57]].
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{|class="wikitable" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" border="1" style="background:none" style="width:30%;"
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|-
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Proposition
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Year
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Amount
  
==Notes==
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<references />
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| [[California Proposition 8 (2008)|Proposition 8]]
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| align="center" | [[California 2008 ballot propositions|2008]]
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| align="right" | $500,000
  
==External links==
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|-
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| [[California Proposition 87, Alternative Energy Oil Tax (2006)|Proposition 87]]
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| align="center" | [[California 2006 ballot measures|2006]]
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| align="right" | $49,581,810
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Bing Wikipedia on Stephen Bing]
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|-
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| [[California Proposition 77, Rules Governing Legislative Redistricting (2005)|Proposition 77]]
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| align="center" | [[California 2005 ballot propositions|2005]]
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| align="right" | $4,250,000
  
[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0082893/ IMDB overview of Bing's career in film]
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|-
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| [[California Proposition 57, Bonds to Pay Off State Government's Deficit (March 2004)|Proposition 57]]
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| align="center" | [[California 2004 ballot propositions|2004]]
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| align="right" | $284,750
  
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|-
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| [[California Proposition 71, Stem Cell Research (2004)|Proposition 71]]
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| align="center" | [[California 2004 ballot propositions|2004]]
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| align="right" | $260,000
  
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|-
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| [[California Proposition 72, Healthcare Coverage Requirements (2004)|Proposition 72]]
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| align="center" | [[California 2004 ballot propositions|2004]]
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| align="right" | $50,000
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|-
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| [[California Proposition 10, "First 5" Early Childhood Cigarette Tax (1998)|Proposition 10]]
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| align="center" | [[California 1998 ballot propositions|1998]]
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| align="right" | $1,800,000
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|}
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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>
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==External links==
  
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Bing Wikipedia on Stephen Bing]
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* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0082893/ IMDB overview of Bing's career in film]
  
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
  
[[Category:Initiative Donors]]
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[[Category:California]]
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[[Category:Ballot measure donors]]
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[[Category:California ballot initiative activists]]

Revision as of 06:01, 11 July 2011

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

Proposition Year Amount
Proposition 8 2008 $500,000
Proposition 87 2006 $49,581,810
Proposition 77 2005 $4,250,000
Proposition 57 2004 $284,750
Proposition 71 2004 $260,000
Proposition 72 2004 $50,000
Proposition 10 1998 $1,800,000

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