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CVF-NEWS Round-up: Prop. $, election house parties, KFOG

January 29, 2008

Hi Folks:

In this CVF-NEWS Round-up:

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Voters Can Follow the Money, Prepare for Super Tuesday at

Today, the California Voter Foundation announced results from "follow the money" research on California propositions.  Proposition campaigns have raised over $133 million, mostly on the four tribal gaming referenda.  CVF's Caliornia Online Voter Guide identifies the top five donors for and against each measure on the ballot.  We've also recently added news stories to the guide's proposition pages. CVF's nonpartisan guide is online at Today's news release highlights the biggest proposition donors and is at the end of this message.

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Election House Parties, California Vote-by-Mail voters in the news

Yesterday KQED-FM aired a story by Tamara Keith reporting on an election house party some friends of mine held in Sacramento. The piece really captures the spirit of the party and hopefully will encourage other people to host house parties of their own.   You can hear the archived story online at

For those wondering how to pull one of these events together, take a look the "How to Host an Election House Party" guide, produced by the California Voter Foundation and the Commonwealth Club of California, online at

Today, NPR's Day to Day is airing another story by Tamara Keith focusing on California's Vote-by-Mail voters.  That story will be available online later today at

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KFOG's Morning Show this Thursday, Jan. 31

I'm looking forward to being a guest this Thursday, January 31 on KFOG's Morning Show!  I'll be on during the 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. hour and we'll be talking about California's February 5th Primary and taking calls and questions from San Francisco Bay Area listeners.  The call-in number is 1 800 300 KFOG.  The show airs on 104.5 FM in San Francisco, 97.7 FM in San Jose, or online at

Have a great week,

- Kim Alexander, California Voter Foundation

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Press Release: Voters Can Follow the Money, Prepare for Super Tuesday at

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