$220 million! On one California proposition fight? Here’s who’s spending big on the 2020 Election
Uber, Lyft and other tech companies have raised roughly $200 million on Proposition 22.
All the spending — especially after 2010’s Citizens United ruling gave big corporations and unions the right to spend huge sums — rubs some people the wrong way.
“So now you have a situation where, if money is speech, speech isn’t free,” said Sean McMorris of California Common Cause, an organization that has called for more transparency in elections. “You have more money, more speech.”