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November 2012 General Election
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Proposition 40 - Redistricting. State Senate districts. Passed

Referendum (Definition: a measure qualified for the ballot by petition signatures that seeks to repeal an existing law; the law is repealed if voters cast more NO votes than YES votes on the referendum in question.)

Official Summary:

Fiscal Impact:

What a Yes or No Vote Means

A YES vote on this measure means: The state Senate district boundaries certified by the Citizens Redistricting Commission would continue to be used.

A NO vote on this measure means: The California Supreme Court would appoint special masters to determine new state Senate district boundaries.

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

News articles and editorials are available from Maplight. excerpts from and links to news coverage of the propositions on the ballot.

Follow the Money

A list of top donors for and against this measure is avaialble from Maplight. A list of all donations of $10,000 or more is available from the Fair Political Practices Commission. Comprehensive disclosure data is avaialbe from the Secretary of State.


This page was first published on October 1, 2012 | Last updated on June 8, 2013
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