Nonpartisan Analysis of the Propositions
Ten Donors to Propositions -- updated thru December 31,
|California's November 2000 ballot features eight state
propositions that voters will be asked to approve or reject.
Five of the propositions are initiatives that were placed on the ballot by petition
of the voters. The legislature placed three of the propositions on the ballot; one
is a bond, one a constitutional amendment that requires voter approval, and one a
piece of legislation that amends a previously-approved initiative and therefore requires
State ballot measures are assigned numbers by the Secretary of State. All state ballot
measures require a simple majority to pass. Your ballot may also include local measures,
which are assigned letters rather than numbers.
To learn more about the initiative process and efforts to qualify initiatives for
future ballots, visit the California Voter Foundation's Initiative
Watch project. To send us your thoughts and suggestions about this voter guide,
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