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Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

Big Money in California Ballot Measures


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More than $350 million has been spent to sway voters on California ballot initiatives ahead of the November 6 election. We'll look at the money behind the stream of TV ads and campaign mailers. We'll also get the latest news on efforts by state election officials to identify the source of a mysterious $11 million out-of-state contribution to pass Prop. 32 and defeat Prop. 30.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Ann Ravel, chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission
  • Daniel Newman, president and co-founder of MapLight, a non-partisan research organization that tracks money's influence on politics

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