Anne G. Earhart, Laguna Beach, CA
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$1,033,400 to winners, $358,900 to losers
Anne Earhart, daughter of George Getty and granddaughter of J. Paul Getty, is a longtime defender of coastlines and marine environments around the world. She inherited $400 million when Texaco bought Getty Oil in 1986. Earhart is the founder and president of the Marisla Foundation, established in 1986 and incorporated in California. The Marisla Foundation has supported groups from the local through international levels that promote ocean health. Its projects and issues include sustainable fisheries and water quality.
Total contributions: $1,442,300
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Source: Contribution data from National Institute on Money in State Politics
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