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Ballot Measure Summary
Proposition 1A
Proposition 59
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Proposition 61
Proposition 62
Proposition 63
Proposition 64
Proposition 65
Proposition 66
Proposition 67
Proposition 68
Proposition 69
Proposition 70
Proposition 71
Proposition 72
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Prepared by the Attorney General

Proposition 62

Elections. Primaries.
Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

  • Requires primary elections where all voters may vote for any state or federal candidate regardless of how a voter or candidate is registered.
  • Exempts presidential nominations and elections of party central committees.
  • Only the two primary-election candidates receiving most votes for an office, whether they are candidates with "no party" or members of same or different party, would be listed on general election ballot.
  • In special primary election, candidate receiving majority vote is elected.
  • Requires political party's consent for identification of candidates' party registration on ballot and in other official election publications.

Summary of Legislative Analyst's Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact:

  • No significant net fiscal effect on state and local governments.

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