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REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION. CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION AND SPENDING LIMITS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE. Creates commission of retired judges to establish boundaries for federal and state legislature and Board of Equalization districts. Establishes single-source contribution limits 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. Provides limited public financing of candidate and committees that adopt spending limits ranging from $300,000 for assembly races to $10,000,000 for governor's race. Requires ballot pamphlet to list top contributors supporting and opposing ballot measures. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The measure is likely to result in (1) state costs of more than $40 million annually, potentially offset to an unknown extent, and (2) local government costs of potentially more than $1 million annually.
Ron Unz, 555 Bryant Street, #371, Palo Alto, Ca 94301 (650) 853-0368; Tony Miller, 2410 "K" Street, Suite C, Sacramento, Ca 95816 (916) 447-2463
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Reapportionment Commission. Campaign Contribution And Spending Limits. California Initiative 836 (1999).