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June 2016 Primary Election

25th edition

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Proposition 50 - Suspension of Legislators. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed


Official Summary:

What a Yes or No Vote Means

A YES vote on this measure means: The State Constitution would be amended to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate or Assembly in order to suspend a state legislator. The Senate or Assembly could eliminate that legislator's salary and benefits during the suspension.

A NO vote on this measure means: The Senate or Assembly could still suspend a legislator with a majority vote. The suspended legislator, however, would continue to receive a state salary and benefits.

Official Voter Guide page

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

Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

Media Coverage

Follow the Money

Check the Secretary of State's total amounts raised on propositions or the Fair Political Practices Commission's list of Top Ten donors for information on donors supporting or opposing this measure.


This page was first published on April 16, 2016 | Last updated on February 5, 2017
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