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Proposition 22

Official Title: Limit on Marriages.
Initiative Statute






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

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Who Signed the Ballot Arguments
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Official Summary: Adds a provision to the Family Code providing that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. Fiscal Impact: This measure would likely have no direct fiscal effect on state and local governments.

Web Sites


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California Protection of Marriage Initiative

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Prop 22 Yes


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No On Knight

Contact Information


  Protection of Marriage Committee/YES on 22
1121 L Street, Suite 810
Sacramento, CA 95814


  (916) 441-1010


  Carol Ramirez
No on Knight Campaign
    (415) 227-1020

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments


  Jeanne Murray, Field Director, 60 Plus Association
Gary Beckner, Executive Director, Assoc. of American Educators
Thomas Fong, President, Chinese Family Alliance
Dana S. Kruckenberg, Board Member, Calif. School Board Leadership Council
Amy Williams, First Vice-Pres, San Jose-Edison Parent Teacher's Org.
Star Parker, President, Coalition for Urban Renewal and Education




  Gil Garcetti, District Attorney, County of Los Angeles
Delaine Eastin, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction
The Right Reverend William E. Swing, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California
Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Assembly Speaker, Calif. State Legislature
Krys Wulff, Pres., American Association of University Women, California

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

  The California Journal

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