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California Online Voter Guide

June 2012 Primary Election
21st edition

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About the Propositions

California's June ballot includes two statewide propositions, 28 and 29, also called ballot measures. Propositions are assigned numbers by the Secretary of State, and require a simple majority to pass.

Click on the links below for more information on each proposition, including the official summary, campaign contact information and links to campaign web sites, who signed the ballot pamphlet arguments, media coverage and lists of campaign donors.

  • Prop. 28: would reduce the total amount of time a person may serve in the state legislature from 14 years to 12 years.

  • Prop. 29: would impose an additional $1.00 per pack tax on cigarettes and an equivalent tax increase on other tobacco products.

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This page was first published on April 18, 2012 | Last updated on April 29, 2012
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