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Ron Conway’s City Hall influence: a wallet’s eye-view

Friday, November 2, 2012

Mayor Ed Lee Ron Conway Web 2.0 conference San FranciscoLarry Bush over at CitiReport totals up tech investor and mayoral power player Ron Conway’s political contributions since his 2010 pledge to a business group that “We are going to take our city back” and finds:


In 2010, Conway and his family contributed $133,500

The following year, Conway and his family doubled down with contributions totaling $211,193.62. Half of that total was aimed at electing Ed Lee as mayor.

This year, Conway and his family upped their game by a factor of four.

By October 28, 2012, they contributed $876,100.

The two-year total comes to $1,220,793.62.

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