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May 2009 Special Election

18th Edition

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Proposition 1B - Education Funding. Payment Plan. Fail

Legislative Constitutional Amendment

Official Summary:

What a Yes or No Vote Means

A “YES” vote on this measure means: The state would make supplemental payments to schools and community colleges beginning in 2011–12. These payments would replace other payments the state might otherwise be required to make in earlier years.

A “NO” vote on this measure means: The state would not make supplemental payments to schools and community colleges, and instead make other payments as required under current law.

Official Voter Guide page

This page features the Legislative Analyst's analysis, pro-con arguments, legislative votes and the full proposition text.

Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

News Stories

This page provides excerpts from and links to news coverage of the propositions on the ballot.

Follow the Money

Proposition 1B
Campaign funds raised through May 2, 2009




Total Raised


No contributions reported

Top Donors





California Teachers Association
Burlingame, CA




Governor Schwarzenegger's
California Dream Team
Burbank, CA





National Education Association
Washington, DC






A. Jerrold Perenchio
Partner, Chartwell Partners, LLC
Los Angeles, CA






Chevron Corporation
San Ramon, CA






Note: several ballot measure committees are supporting or opposing more than one proposition on the ballot. Total amounts raised represent the grand totals raised by these committees in support of multiple propositions.

Detailed information about all contributors for and against Proposition 1B 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 April 14, 2009 | Last updated on July 26, 2010
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