Bill and Melinda Gates are giving $500,000 to the Referendum 74 campaign, boosting a war chest that totaled more than $10.8 million, according to reports filed with Washington United for Marriage as of Tuesday morning.
The Gates household had already donated $100,000 to the same-sex marriage cause, and Bill Gates recently put $2 million into the campaign for Initiative 1240, which would allow establishment of Charter Schools in Washington.
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