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Contributions race

October 03, 2003

These contributions were reported by major candidates on Tuesday's ballot who have received at least $100,000 for their gubernatorial campaigns. Totals are for all contributions through Sept. 20 and for contributions of $1,000 or more through Thursday. Donations of $1,000 or more must be reported within 24 hours of receipt.

* The Fort Mojave tribe of Needles and the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians of Indio each gave $21,200.* The International Longshore & Warehouse Union local in Wilmington also contributed $21,200; so did several unions representing workers in the pipe trades and plumbing industries.

*--* Contributions Candidate or committee Total reported Reported in 24 hours ending Thursday Cruz Bustamante $5,000,457 $378,400 1,913 contributions 69 contributions


Bustamante controls three other committees:

Californians for Stability is an anti-recall fund that has raised more than $518,000. The Operating Engineers Union Local 3 Statewide Political Action Committee gave $50,000. The union has been strongly supportive of the lieutenant governor.

The Cruz Bustamante Committee Against Proposition 54 has collected more than $5 million, most of it transferred from the Lt. Gov. Bustamante 2002 Committee, an old reelection campaign fund. That committee reported raising more than $667,000, excluding the transfers.

* The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union gave $200,000 to the anti-Proposition 54 committee. The California Union of Safety Employees provided $100,000.

*--* Tom McClintock $1,604,823 $38,200 4,407 contributions 8 contributions


* Maurice S. Kanbar, owner of MK Enterprises in San Francisco, gave $21,200. Roland Hinz, publisher of Hi Torque publications in Valencia, contributed $10,000.

*--* Arnold $16,964,781 $520,401 Schwarzenegger 3,844 contributions 152 contributions


* Thomas M. Siebel, chairman and chief executive of Siebel Systems, gave $21,200 to Schwarzenegger's campaign for governor. So did author Vicki Lovine of Los Angeles; Sigue Corp. of San Fernando; and Dan A. Emmett, chief executive of the Douglas Emmett & Co. real estate firm in Santa Monica. Howard Lester, chairman of the Williams-Sonoma cookware company, donated $20,000. Lodwrick M. Cook, retired chairman of ARCO, sent $10,000. Entertainer Paul Anka gave $5,000.

Schwarzenegger also controls Arnold Schwarzenegger's Total Recall, a pro-recall committee, which has raised more than $2.7 million.

* Dole Food Co. of Westlake Village gave $80,000. Dallas investor Todd R. Wagner also gave $80,000. Developer William Lyon contributed $50,000, bringing the total provided by Lyon and his Newport Beach company to $150,000. Bruce A. Karsh, investment manager for Oak Tree Capital in Beverly Hills, contributed $25,000.

*--* Davis Fights the Recall Californians Against $13,037,324 $1,162,967 the Costly Recall 930 contributions 30 contributions of the Governor


Gov. Gray Davis controls this anti-recall committee.

* The California Federation of Teachers gave $50,000. AT&T sent $50,000. SBC California, the parent company of Pacific Bell, gave $50,000, its second recent contribution; the firm gave $100,000 on Sept. 26.

David Geffen, one of the principals of Dreamworks, gave $25,000; Jeffrey Katzenberg, another Dreamworks leader, gave the same amount recently. Vivendi Universal Entertainment provided $5,000.

Davis also continues to raise money through his former reelection committee, the Gov. Gray Davis Committee, which has transferred more than $1.9 million to Californians Against the Costly Recall.

A third committee, Taxpayers Against the Governor's Recall, has reported more than $2.5 million in contributions.

*Contributions to candidates from each outside source are limited to $21,200. There is no cap on the amount candidates can give their own campaigns, or on donations to noncandidacy committees.

Reported by Times staff writer Jeffrey L. Rabin and Times researcher Maloy Moore.

Source: Campaign reports filed with the California secretary of state.

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