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Proposition 25

Official Title: Election Campaigns. Contributions and Spending Limits. Public Financing. Disclosures.
Initiative Statute






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
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Official Summary: Expands campaign contribution disclosure requirements, establishes contribution limits from single sources of $5,000 for statewide candidates, $3,000 for other candidates, $25,000 for political parties, and $50,000 total per election. Bans corporate contributions. Limits fundraising to period 12 months before primary election and ninety days after election. Provides public financing of campaign media advertisements and voter information packets for qualifying candidates and committees adopting spending limits ranging from $300,000 for assembly primary race to $10,000,000 for governor's race. Requires ballot pamphlet to list top contributors on ballot measures. Fiscal impact: state costs of more than $55 million annually, potentially offset to an unknown extent; local government costs of potentially several million dollars annually.

Web Sites


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Yes on 25 Voters Rights 2000


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No On Prop 25

Contact Information


  Voters Rights 2000
2410 K Street, Suite C
Sacramento, CA 95814


  (916) 447-7418


  Taxpayers for Fair Elections--
A coalition of taxpayers, seniors, teachers, labor and campaign finance reform experts
111Anza Blvd., #406
Burlingame CA 94010
    (650) 340-0470

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments


  James K. Knox, Executive Director, California Common Cause
Ron Unz, Chairmain, Voters Rights 2000--Yes on 25
Tony Miller, Former Acting Secretary of State
March Fong Eu, Former California Secretary of State
Thomas K. Houston, Former Chair, California FPPC
Donald Kennedy, Former President, Standford Universityt




  Larry McCarthy, President, California Taxpayers' Association
Wayne Johnson, President, California Teachers Association
Allan Zaremberg, President, California Chamber of Commerce
Daniel Lowenstein, Former Chair, California FPPC
Peter J. Kanelos, President, Responsible Voters for Lower Taxes
Lois Wellington, President, Congress of California Seniors

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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