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Proposition 3 - Children’s Hospital Bond Act. Grant Program. Passed

Initiative Statute


What a Yes or No Vote Means

YES: A “YES” vote on this measure means: The state could sell $980 million in general obligation bonds for the construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, furnishing, equipping, financing, or refinancing of children’s hospitals.

NO: A “NO” vote on this measure means: The state would not sell the $980 million in general obligation bonds proposed for these purposes.

Full Text of Proposition 3 - (PDF)

Official Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

News Articles

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Follow the Money

Proposition 3
Campaign Finances through October 18, 2008




Total Raised



Top Donors





Children’s Hospital Los Angeles




Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego




Miller Children’s Hospital
[Long Beach, CA]


Children’s Hospital of Orange County



Children’s Hospital Central California





Detailed information about all contributors for and against Proposition 3 is available from campaign finance reports at Cal-Access, the Secretary of State's campaign disclosure web site. To view the most recent contributions, select a committee and click "Late and $5000+ Contributions Received".




This page was first published on September 27, 2008 | Last updated on December 21, 2008
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