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Total Arnold has raised up through 6/21/10 (Not including his personal money given to his committees):

$143,839,604



Top Contributors To Arnold By Industry




Arnold's Top 100 Donors


Arnold Schwarzenegger announced his candidacy for governor with a pledge that "I don't need to take any money from anybody" because "I have plenty of money myself." Arnold's about-face on his promise to accept no campaign contributions brought millions of dollars into his campaign chest. Below is a list of the "Top 100" donors to the various campaign committees that the Governor controls*. The data was compiled from public filings with the Secretary of State. Graph above last updated 7/6/07. Top 100 donors list below last updated 8/14/08.

What do they think Arnold owes them?

 
NAME AMOUNT
William A. Robinson $3,147,600
A. G. Spanos Companies/ CEO: Alex G. Spanos & Spanos Family Members $2,881,800
Jerry Perenchio/ Univision / Chartwell Partners $2,426,600
Henry Nicholas/ NS HOLDINGS LLC $1,650,000
Ameriquest Capital Corporation $1,534,992
The New Majority Committee/ The New Majority PAC $1,383,600
American Sterling Corp./ CEO: Lawrence K. Dodge $1,125,400
BP Capital / Clean Energy / T. Boone Pickens, CEO/Board of Directors & family $1,058,400
B. Wayne Hughes/ Public Storage Inc. $1,044,600
California Republican Party $937,440
Nestle USA & Dreyers Grand Ice Cream/ Executives: Joe Weller, William Cronk, T. Gary Rogers $834,782
Newscorp/ News America Incorporated/ Fox / Rupert Murdoch $802,113
Emulex/ CEO: Paul Folino $774,334
ChevronTexaco Corporation $765,800
William Lyon Homes/ CEO: William Lyon & Employees $690,700
The Bloomfield Family - William, Margaret & Patricia $654,585
Caruso Affiliated/ CEO: Rick J. Caruso $653,200
Wal-Mart/ Christy & John T. Walton $539,200
Security National Servicing Corporation & Race Investments, LLC/ Owners: Robin P. & Cherie P. Arkley & family $530,800
William Powers - PIMCO-PACIFIC INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CO $516,600
Vail Drilling Company $500,000
Eli Broad & CEO Bruce Karatz/ KB Home $429,987
Castle & Cooke, Inc./ Dole Food Co. $421,600
Trust Company of the West/ Chairman & CEO: Robert A. Day $421,240
The TCW Group Inc./ President: Marc I. Stern $421,100
William-Sonoma/ CEO: W. Howard Lester $416,800
Consulting Engineers & Land Surveyors PAC $377,300
Alagem Capital/ Chairman & CEO: Beny Alagem $375,200
Target Corporation $367,600
P G & E Corp. - Pacific Gas & Electric $355,000
Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson/ Timothy Draper, Melissa Draper $349,300
Hewlett Packard $346,200
H & S Ventures, LLC/ Owner: Henry Samueli $341,600
Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers $327,836
Yahoo Inc./ Co-Founder: Jerry Yang & CEO: Terry Semel $324,100
Nikolaus & Jami Von Heidegger/ Owner: Monarch Inc. $319,900
California Grocers Association $319,600
Dean A. Cortopassi/ CEO: San Tomo, Inc. $319,600
Southern California Edison - Edison International $317,500
Gerry N. Kamilos/ Cassano Kamilos Homes, Inc. $313,100
Allergan Inc. $309,800
Anheuser Busch Companies $307,600
Ramajal Inc./ Chairman: John & Joan Hotchkis $304,600
CA Hospitals Committee on Issues $300,000
L.A. Arena Company/Staples Center/Anschutz Entertainment employees & Anschutz family $296,000
The Grupe Company $294,600
California Retailers Association Issues Committee $290,000
Capital Pacific Holdings, Inc/ CEO: Hadi Makarechian $289,600
California Building Industry $282,900
Cisco Systems/ CEO - John Chambers $289,400
STEVEN SPIELBERG - THE SPIELBERG FAMILY LIVING TRUST $282,300
Matich Corporation $278,500
California Restaurant Association $272,109
Mercury General Corp. $269,600
California Farm Bureau Federation $260,600
ACS State & Local Solutions, Inc. $258,272
Blue Cross of California/ Wellpoint/ Arcus Enterprises $256,600
Alec Gores/ Chairman: Gores Technology $255,750
The Irvine Company & Employees $250,500
Shawn P. Lampman/ American Land Holdings $250,000
Arthur A. Ciocca/ Chairman : The Wine Group $250,000
Ann L. Johnson $250,000
Hitchcock Automotive Group $249,485
Dan S. Palmer/ Owner: Palmer Investments $249,200
Food 4 Less/ President and CEO: John F. Quinn & Vice-President: Patricia Quinn $247,000
Johnson Machinery/ President: William Johnson $246,800
Gap Inc./ Pisces Inc./ Founder: Don G. Fisher & Family $244,700
The Zenith - Zenith Insurance Group $244,600
The Corky McMillan Companies / Mark MacMillan & Family & Employees $244,250
Kenquest inc./ PAULA KENT MEEHAN TRUST $235,000
AT&T & Affiliates $234,700
Net Jets/ CEO: Richard Santulli & Vice Chairman James Jacobs $234,200
Weider Health & Fitness $232,100
Jeffries & Co. Inc./ Chairman: Frank and Katherine Baxter $225,500
American Financial Group/ Chairman: Carl H. Lindner $223,800
E & J Gallo Winery $219,600
C J Segerstrom & Sons $218,000
CONOCOPHILLIPS CO. $208,500
Tom Gores/ CEO: Platinum Equity $205,750
Fletcher Jones Management/ CEO: Fletcher Jones $201,100
Warner Henry / Henry Wine Group $200,000
Safeway Inc./ President: Steve Burd $198,300
Katherine H. Alden/ Owner: Woodside Hotels & Resorts $195,600
American Insurance Association $195,000
California Business PAC (CALBUSPAC) $195,000
Kilroy Realty/ President: John Kilroy $191,600
Bechtel Group Inc.- The Fremont Group Inc./ Riley P. Bechtel & Stephen D. Bechtel Jr. $190,000
Grimmway Enterprises/ Owners: Robert & Barbara Grimm $189,366
Westfield Corporation, Inc./ President: Peter Lowry $189,200
Western National Group/ CEO: Michael Hayde $189,200
The Capital Group/ President: Andrew Barth $185,800
Roberta & Ken Eldred/ President: Living Stones Foundation Charitable Trust $184,600
FARMERS EMPLOYEES & AGENTS PAC & FARMERS GROUP, INC. $183,700
Health Net, Inc. $180,500
Bank of America $179,600
Middlefork Productions/ Chairperson, Verna R. Harrah $177,100
JMI Services, Inc./ CEO: John J. Moores $174,800
COMMITTEE FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION REFORM AND ACCOUNTABILITY $168,517
Lowe Enterprises Inc./ Chairman : Robert Lowe and employees $159,500
Diversified Collection Services, Inc./ CEO: James B. A. Tracy $152,400
SEQUOIA CAPITAL/ Thomas F. Stephenson & Michael Goguen $151,900
Toyota of Orange / Owner: David W. Wilson $151,800
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. $150,000
Galpin Motors, Inc. / Boeckmann Family $149,600
Lewis Pacific Partners & Affiliate Lewis Investment Company, LLC $147,300
THE MACERICH COMPANY/ Mace Siegel & Arthur Coppola $147,300
Robinson Leasing, Inc. $147,000
Sierra Pacific Industries $146,000
Clear Channel $145,000
Larwin Company/ Chairman: Michael Keston $144,600
STEWART A. RESNICK - Chairman & President: Roll International Corp. / LYNDA RESNICK - Co-Chair: Roll International Corp. $144,600

* Schwarzenegger's committees: Californians for Schwarzenegger, Total Recall, Californians for Schwarzenneger in '06, Recovery Team, Yes on 57 & 58, Inaugural