Who's Behind the 36th District Campaigns?
Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack and her Democratic challenger, Dr. Raul Ruiz, have raised more than $2 million combined in the race. The campaign for Ruiz is spending about $200,000 on TV ads in the desert. The campaign to reelet Bono Mack is spending about $500,000 on TV ads. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, top contributors to Bono Mack include retired individuals, the entertainment industry and health professionals. Top contributors to Ruiz are health professionals, retired individuals and industrial unions. In addition, about $200,000 dollars of outside spending from committees--- not run by the campaigns--- is pouring into the race to fund attack ads.
Check out who's funding the 36th Congressional District Race: http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=CA36