California Online Voter Guide 2000 - A Project of the California Voter Foundation
bar image

Voter Guide

star image star image star image

California Propositions

Presidential Election

U.S. Senate Race

Congressional Races

Legislative Races

Follow the Money

star image
star image star image

For more election
information, visit

CVF's voter guide

star image
star image star image

Join CVF

Contact CVF

Copyright 1994-2000,
California Voter Foundation.
All rights reserved.


bar image

Proposition 1A

Official Title: Gambling.
Legislative Constitutional Amendment






Official election results are available from the Secretary of State's web site.

Campaign Web Sites & Contact Information
Follow the Money
Who Signed the Ballot Arguments
For More Information...

Official Summary: Modifies state Constitution's prohibition against casinos and lotteries, to authorize the Governor to negotiate compacts, subject to legislative ratification, for the operation of slot machines, lottery games, and banking and percentage card games by federally recognized Indian Tribes on Indian lands in California, in accordance with federal law. Authorizes slot machines, lottery games, and banking and percentage card games to be conducted and operated on tribal lands subject to the compacts. Summary of the Legislative Analyst's Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: Uncertain fiscal effect on state and local tax revenues ranging from minor impact to significant annual increases. State license fees of tens of millions of dollars each year available for gaming-related costs and each other programs.

Web Sites


star image

Yes on 1A


star image

Stop1A-No Casinos

Contact Information


  Yes on 1A Californians for Indian Self-Reliance
PO Box 642719
Los Angeles, CA 90064

  (800) 258-7471


  Leo McElroy
Stop 1A--No Casinos

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments


  Anthony Pico, Tribal Chairman, Viegjas Band of Kumeyaay Indians
Paula Lorenzo, Tribal Chairperson, Rumsey Indian Rancheria
Mark Macarro, Tribal Chairman, Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians




  Bruce Thomson, Member, California Assembly
Leo McCarthy, Former Lieutenant Governor of California
Melanie Morgan, Recovering Gambling Addict

For More Information, CVF Recommends...

  Secretary of State's Vote 2000
Text of the Measure
Official Pro/Con Arguments
Analysis by the Legislative Analyst

  Easy Reading Voter Guide

  The League of Women Voters Pro/Con Analysis

  Original Bill Information and History

  The California Journal

Next Proposition

bar image

star image This page first published February 11, 2000 -- last updated March 8, 2000 star image