Tuesday, October 10, 2006

More Big Money Opponents

A few weeks ago, Kailin Clarke wrote a column for the Brown (University) Daily Herald noting, "The strength of a reform can usually be assessed by the status quo's resistance to it. California Proposition 89, which would create full public financing of state elections in a state that comprises that world's fifth largest economy, has an unprecedented alliance of corporations and unions in an uproar."

The further you get from the Speaker's Gavel, the more likely you are to support reform. The latest breakdown of Friends of Fabian Nunez our opponent's funders has 35% coming form Big Insurance and HMOs, 15% Big Oil. 11% developers and real estate, 9% Chamber of Commerce, 7% Big Utilities, 7% Big Pharma, 4% banks and 3% agribusiness.