Villines Promoted by CalChamber

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | September 10, 2010

According to the Sacramento Bee, "the California Chamber of Commerce is running a new 'issue-advocacy' ad touting Mike Villines, the Republican nominee for insurance commissioner, front and center." The article explains that the chamber is not required to disclose donor funding because the ad hailing Villines doesn't mention his run for insurance chief.

Using the's Contributions Search see which California lawmaker received a cut of the chamber's $50,700 in funding for the 2010 election cycle.

Contributions data provided by the National Institute on Money in State Politics (